The 66,000-km Indian railway network, which is also the world’s largest, is planned to be entirely electrified by 2021.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said India must use pollution-free methanol as fuel, like Sweden, which is switching over to it from diesel.
Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant announced on Wednesday that the state government has decided to cut the cess and Value Added Tax on fuel by 2% each, ANI reported.
Import of oil drilling rigs has been exempted from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) levy to give a boost to domestic exploration and production, the government said today.
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to expeditiously approve the draft emission standards for diesel locomotives submitted by the Central Pollution Control Board.
Petrol price was on Wednesday cut by Rs 2.50 per litre and diesel by Rs 2.25 following the reduction in excise duty on auto fuels.
A push to use more natural gas by the world’s fastest-growing oil guzzler is getting a boost from an unlikely source: the nation’s gasoline and diesel makers.
High Petrol, Diesel Prices: States May Protest, But Govt Needs To Quickly Bring Fuel Products Under GST
Dharmendra Pradhan, the petroleum minister, has tweeted that the answer to the spiraling fuel prices could lie in bringing petroleum products under the GST regime.
Recently, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated India’s first refinery plant in Pune that will produce fuel oil from rice and wheat straw, cotton stalk, cane trash and corn cobs.
After enjoying the benefits of low oil prices, we should also be ready to shell out more on trend reversal