Petrol Diesel Price Today: Petrol and diesel prices are skyrocketing in the country. There is no guarantee of relief from increased petrol and diesel prices in the coming days. Petrol has crossed 100 in 17 states. The general public may be troubled by the increased oil prices, but the government is making a lot of money out of it. In a written reply to parliament on Monday, the Union minister said the tax on petrol and diesel would be increased by 88 per cent in the financial year 2020-21.
After the center, it will be the turn of the states, such an increase in the wages of employees in UP
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Petroleum Rameshwara Teli said, “The excise duty on petrol has been increased from Rs 19.98 per liter last year to Rs 32.9 per liter. The government came to the coffers of petrol and diesel by Rs 3.35 lakh till 2021, while the government in its first fiscal year had spent Rs 1.78 lakh crore on petrol and diesel, but in 2018-19 the government received Rs 2.13 lakh crore from petrol and diesel.
ATF, crude oil and natural gas accounted for Rs 1.01 lakh crore during the period. Responding to a separate question, Minister of State Patrol said that the money was leased.
Petrol and diesel will soon be cheaper, the government is not going to cut taxes, but this is a big reason
How much the center and the state tax
As of July 1, the central government in Delhi charges 33.29% and the state government charges 23.07%. At the same time, the central government levies a tax of 35.66% on diesel and 14.62% on the Delhi government. In 2020 there was a fall in crude oil prices but then the central government increased the excise duty due to the epidemic.
In which cities did the petrol score a century
Petrol crossed 100 in Delhi, Mumbai, Ratnagiri, Parbhani, u Rangabad, Gwalior, Jaisalmer, Ganganagar, Patna, Kolkata, Leh, Imphal, Hyderabad, Shimoga, Mohali, Darjeeling.
(With inputs from PTI)