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Centre's petrol, diesel revenue up 94%

As petrol prices reached a new high of Rs 84.2 per liter in Delhi on Jan 7, 2021, the earnings of the Indian government from petroleum sector increased by 94.3% since 2014-15

Mudit Kapoor | January 8, 2021 | Updated 16:39 IST
Centre's petrol, diesel revenue up 94%

Petrol prices have hit a record high of Rs 84.2 per litre in Delhi and as high as Rs 90.83 in Mumbai, petroleum sector has emerged as a critical source of income for the exchequer. Since FY15, central government's revenue from the sector has shot up 94.3%. State revenues from the industry have also risen 67%

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