Panaji: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday welcomed the decision of the central government to cut the Central Excise duty on Petrol and Diesel.
Sawant took on to twitter to welcome the decision, which will reduce the prices of these commodities across India.
The chief minister tweeted “I welcome the decisions announced by Union Finance Minister Smt @nirmalasitharaman ji for reduction of Central Excise Duty on Petrol which will reduce prices of Petrol by Rs 9.5 per litre and of diesel by Rs 7 per litre.”
“.. and providing subsidy of Rs 200 per gas cylinder to 9 cr beneficiaries. The @narendramodi Govt is committed to extend relief for the common people,” he said in another tweet.