Mumbai: The central government yesterday announced a reduction in excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per liter and excise duty on diesel by Rs 6 per liter to provide relief to the people from the hike in petrol and diesel prices.
Meanwhile, the first state government to reduce VAT on petrol by Rs 2.41 per liter and diesel by Rs 1.36 per liter has been announced.
Following Kerala, the Rajasthan government has also increased VAT on petrol by Rs. At 2.48 pm, the tax on diesel will be Rs. Announced a reduction of 1.16.
Following the states of Kerala and Rajasthan, the Maharashtra government has announced a reduction in VAT on petrol.
Accordingly, the Maharashtra government has reduced VAT on petrol by Rs 2.08 and on diesel by Rs 1.44.