"State VAT reduced "announced HCM Pema Khandu after Central's move to cut excise duty on Petrol and Diesel
On the 3rd of November, the Centre's decision to lower the Fuel prices on the occasion of Diwali aired remarkably." especially in the NDA led government, however, the state of Arunachal Pradesh didn't respond to it on the eve of Diwali. The citizens in the Itanagar Capital Region kept awaiting a response from the state government to act further on the centre's decision to cut duties on the fuel price.
In the morning hour, the SPACE had an exclusive interview with the Rajdhani Indian oil Depot, Naharlagun, and was informed that the depot in the ICR had received the notification to lower the price on Thursday morning at 6:00 am, dated 4th November 2021.
Marketing Officer Nabin Tagey also explained the VAT and the state's prevailing condition on the fuel price, wherein the state government didn't seem to have pondered upon reduction on its VAT.
Lately, on Thursday evening HCM Pema Khandu was seen announcing the reduction of VAT on Petrol from existing 20% to 14.5% and Diesel from 12.5% to 7%.