Sep 10, 2018
Rajasthan cuts VAT on petrol by 4 percentage pts, price to fall by Rs 2.5
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced a four-per cent reduction in value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel on Sunday, which will reduce their prices by Rs 2.5 per litre in the state. VAT on petrol will be reduced from 30 to 26 per cent and on diesel from 22 to 18 per cent, Raje announced at a public meeting organised in Rawatsar in Hanumangarh district as part of her 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra'. The decision will cost the exchequer Rs 20 billion and will provide the people with a relief of Rs 2.5 per litre on petrol and diesel.