Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that the state government is working on various proposals to provide relief from the rising fuel prices. He further mentioned that bringing petroleum products under GST (Goods and Services Tax) is one of the ways of reducing prices.
The state government expects that by bringing the fuel prices within GST ambit the prices will reduce roughly by Rs 5 to 6 per litre.
Fadnavis spoke to a news agency in New Delhi before returning to Mumbai and made it clear that the subject is with the GST Council. He said that if GST council takes a decision to bring it under goods and services tax then Maharashtra Government would support it. Read more
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