Diesel Current Affairs, GK & News

Wholesale Price Index, WPI of April 2021

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade recently released Wholesale Price in India for the month of April 2021. The WPI for the month of April 2021 stood at 128.1. The base year in calculating WPI is fixed as 2011-12. WPI of April 2021 The annual rate of inflation for the month of ..

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First supply of Used Cooking Oil-based Biodiesel

On May 4, 2021, the Union Minister of Petroleum Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the first supply of used cooking oil-based biodiesel. It was launched under the Expression of Interests Scheme. Expression of Interest Scheme It was launched in 2019. It was launched for the procurement of bio diesel produced from used cooking oil. It ..

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India’s Petroleum consumption contracts 9.1% in FY21

The Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell operating under Ministry of Petroleum recently released a report on petroleum consumption of India. According to the report, fuel consumption of the country reduced by 9.1% in the year 2020-21 as compared to that of the previous year. This is the first time the petroleum consumption contracted to the ..

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How Green tax will impact the sale of CNG Car?

The two-auto industry executes have recently highlighted that the Maruti Suzuki India Ltd will gain most from a government proposal to levy a green tax on petrol and diesel vehicles. Highlights Maruti is India’s top carmaker and has the largest portfolio of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles among all the domestic automakers. The Suzuki Motor ..

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Budget 2019 : Petrol/Diesel Prices

The Union Budget has made the following changes to its hydrocarbon policy for better revenue realization- The Union Budget 2019 has raised the excise duty and the road & infrastructure cess on the auto fuel by Rs 2 each. This will raise an additional Rs 28,000 crores for the Indian government. The Import of petrol ..

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