Auto LPG industry urges to reduce GST rate on LPG conversion kits to 5 per cent


Auto LPG industry urges to reduce GST rate on LPG conversion kits to 5 per cent

Auto LPG industry in the country has sought a reduction in GST rates on LPG conversion kits for automobiles from current 28 per cent to 5 per cent to boost vehicle conversions to the environment-friendly fuel.

Indian Auto LPG Coalition, the apex industry body for auto LPG in India, said that high GST rates were hampering conversion to LPG, which is much cleaner transport fuel as compared to petrol.

In a statement, the association said putting an efficient and non-polluting fuel under the highest GST slab is counter-productive to the government’s focus on cleaning India’s urban air quality.

The high GST rates are proving detrimental to the conversion industry and hampering the growth of the clean and environment-friendly transport fuel. Read More

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