Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday announced a reduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol by Rs 10.20 and diesel by Rs 15.22 per litre.
Taking to Twitter, the chief minister said consumers will be benefited after the relief given both by the Centre and State government.
“With the central and state govt decisions petrol will now be Rs91.87 per ltr and diesel Rs79.83 per ltr in the state w.e.f 12:00 AM of 5th Nov 2021. Consumers will benefit by Rs10.20 per ltr in petrol and Rs15.22 per ltr in diesel after the relief given both by the centre and state govt,” he said in a tweet.
With the Central & State Govt decisions Petrol will now be ₹91.87 per Ltr & Diesel ₹79.83 per Ltr in the State w.e.f 12:00 AM of 5th Nov 2021.
Consumers will benefit by ₹10.20 per Ltr in Petrol & ₹15.22 per ltr in Diesel after the relief given both by Centre and State Govt. https://t.co/2neM2qs1pt
— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) November 4, 2021
He also expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the state government for reducing Central Excise duty.
“Thank you PM Shri @narendramodi for reducing central excise duty on petrol and diesel on this auspicious day. Arunachal Govt is also pleased to announce the reduction of State VAT on petrol from existing 20 per cent to 14.5 per cent and diesel from 12.5 per cent to 7 per cent,” he tweeted.