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Updated on: Monday, November 22, 2021, 04:46 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Bhaghel-led govt announces reduction of VAT on petrol, diesel

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Petrol and Diesel pump | Representative Image

Petrol and Diesel pump | Representative Image

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The Chhattisgarh government on Monday decided to reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by 1 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively.

This decision was taken during the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, a government official said.

The move will cause a loss of nearly Rs 1,000 crore to the state exchequer.

"Providing major relief to the people of the state. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel-led cabinet has decided to cut the prices of petrol and diesel. VAT on diesel and petrol has been reduced by 2 per cent and 1 per cent respectively. The state government will bear the loss of about Rs 1,000 cr.." the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) tweeted.

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Published on: Monday, November 22, 2021, 04:46 PM IST
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