Haryana Government has decided to reduce the VAT rate on Air Turbine Fuel by 20 percent. But when will the rising and falling petrol and diesel prices across the country?
Hisar. Haryana Government has decided to reduce the VAT rates on Air Turbine Fuel from 20% to 1%. This simply means that VAT on turbine fuel can be cut by up to 19 per cent, which will make the cost of fuel used in aircraft much cheaper.
Information given after the meeting with the Union Civil Aviation Minister:
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar gave this information after holding a meeting with Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia in New Delhi today. Discussions took place in the meeting regarding various important civil aviation projects of the state of Haryana. Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala attended the meeting through video conferencing.
These points became the subject of discussion:
In the meeting, discussions were held regarding reduction of VAT rates on air turbine fuel besides heli-hub to be set up in Gurugram and civil aviation university, drone school, satellite center in the state. Apart from this, the development of Integrated Aviation Hub, Hisar, Airstrip Karnal, Airstrip Ambala and Pilot Training School, Bhiwani and Pilot Training School Narnaul and air services routes in Haryana were also discussed.
Haryana government took the decision:
Interacting with the media after the meeting, the Chief Minister said that the Haryana Government would soon identify the land and send a proposal to the Center for setting up a heli-hub in Gurugram. As a result of the establishment of a heli-hub in Gurugram, the airport will also get sport due to the facility of intercity and intracity helicopters. The Chief Minister informed that on the proposal made by the Central Government to reduce the VAT rates on Air Turbine Fuel in Haryana, it has been decided to reduce the VAT rates on Air Turbine Fuel from 20 percent to 1 percent in Haryana.
Hisar Aviation Hub likely to be developed by 2023
He said that the Integrated Aviation Hub, Hisar would be developed by the year 2023. Karnal and Ambala airstrips will also be developed. Manohar Lal informed that Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia has also been invited. In the meeting Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Shri V. Umashankar and Additional Chief Secretary of Civil Aviation Department Sudhir Rajpal were also present.
When will normal petrol be cheaper:
The biggest problem of the common citizen at this time is the rising petrol prices every day. Due to rising petrol and diesel, the prices of everyday items like vegetables and pulses are also touching the sky. Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had answered on August 25, the last time the question was asked on the rising petrol price, then Hardeep Singh Puri had said that in the coming few months, people will get relief in rising petrol prices. Will see. In a few days, this thing is going to complete two months, but so far no reduction in petrol prices has been seen.
The government was defended by resorting to public welfare policies:
However, Puri defended the government over the hike in fuel prices in the country, saying the Center levies an excise duty of Rs 32 per liter and the revenue from it is spent on various welfare schemes. He had said ‘The central government is also very sensitive towards our other responsibilities.. The government has provided free ration, free vaccines, all other facilities to 80 crore people, so this is a part of that picture.’