## How much should a man reduce the use of petrol whose price has increased by 10% so that he may have to spend no extra money?

Answer: If petrol price increase by 10% or 1/10, consumption will decrease by 1/(10+1) = 1/11 or 9 1/11% to keep expenditure constant.

## Is the price of petrol be raised by 20% then what is the percentage by which a car owner must reduce its consumption so as not to increase his expenditure on petrol?

→ Required % reduce = (Reduced value in Rs. * 100 ) / (initial Price) = {(5/3) * 100} / 10 = (5 * 100) / (3 * 10) = (50/3) ≈ 16. 67% .

## When the price of a gas cylinder is increased by 50% by what percentage should the household consumption be reduced such that there is no increase in the expenditure?

Hence, the household consumption must be reduced by 33. 33% such that there is no increase in the expenditure.

## How many percent should the use of milk be increased if the price of milk is decreased by 20% so that the expenditure remains unchanged?

This is a universal rule. So , 20% or 1/5th increase in price of milk will be accompanied by 1/6 th or 16.67% reduction in consumption to keep expenditure constant. Since expenditure is same, new quantity is 3600/120 = 30 litres. Decrease in consumption is 36 – 30 = 6 litres.

## When a value is increased by 20% by what percent should it be reduced to get the actual value?

First note that 100% of \$100,000 is \$100,000. A decrease of 20% of the value would mean that the final value would be 80% of the original value since 100% – 20% = 80%. Also, an increase of 20% of the value would mean that the final value would be 120% of the original value since 100% + 20% = 120%.

## Is LPG subsidy removed?

Government is planning to abolish LPG cylinder subsidy, as per media reports. In the Union Budget 2021, government has reduced allocation for petroleum subsidy (meant for cooking gas and kerosene) to Rs 12,995 crore for 2021-22 from Rs 40,915 crore allocated in 2019-2021.

## What is LPG subsidy amount?

The subsidy amount on domestic cylinders depends on the city and it falls in the range between Rs 420 – Rs 465 for a 14.2 kg cylinder. In case of a non-domestic LPG cylinder, the subsidy rates fall between Rs 593 – Rs 605 per cylinder.

## Who are not eligible for gas subsidy?

As per this directive, individuals who have an annual income of Rs. 10 lakh or more cannot avail LPG subsidy. This income could either be the income of a particular individual or the income of his/her spouse.

## How is LPG subsidy calculated?

Government increases subsidy prices for LPG by 60% This is done by transferring the subsidy amount directly in the bank account of the beneficiary of the scheme. This subsidiary amount that is transferred by the government directly in the bank account has been increased by 60% to Rs. 257.74 per cylinder.

## Is LPG subsidy stopped 2021?

It started eliminating LPG subsidy from around June 2020 onwards through small but sustained hikes in the price of subsidised domestic cylinders. Allocation for petroleum (LPG and kerosene) subsidy being reduced from Rs 40,915 crore in 2020-2021 to Rs 12,995 crore in 2021-2022.

## Why LPG gas prices are going up?

The country’s LPG penetration is almost 99 per cent now, mainly owing to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). It is this spike in the number of users that makes the rise in prices a cause for concern as more than 8 crore people below the poverty line are consumers under the Ujjwala scheme.

## Why is LPG expensive in India?

LPG prices in India are decided by two major factors – the international pricing of LPG and the exchange rate of the US dollar and rupee. India is predominantly dependent on the import of crude oil. The continuous increase in international prices had led to the rise in prices of petroleum products in India too.

## Who get LPG subsidy in India?

Currently, the scheme is extended to all rural households, in order to cover BPL families who are not beneficiaries of LPG connections. Through the scheme, the Indian government provides a subsidy of INR1,600 to state-owned fuel retailers for every free LPG connection they provide to rural households.

## Who decides the price of LPG in India?

The pricing of LPG is determined by the international prices of propane and butane and U.S. Dollar-Rupee exchange rate. There is a small subsidy component on the cylinders for eligible customers. The subsidy, paid directly into users’ bank accounts, is only for the first 12 cylinders purchased in a year.

## Is LPG price regulated in India?

Source: PPAC. 2.5 Currently, the retail selling prices of only 3 products i.e. Diesel (retail sales), PDS Kerosene and Subsidized Domestic LPG are regulated by the Government. The prices of all other petroleum products including Petrol, are market determined.

## Will LPG prices go up?

The official said LPG prices will not go up any further. “In fact, the current price of ₹819 is lower than the ₹858 price witnessed during the same time last year,” he said, adding that LPG prices have come down internationally and the same should also reflect in domestic rates soon.

## How much GST is there on a LPG cylinder?

The domestic LPG cylinders that consumers buy after exhausting their quota will attract 18% GST from now on.

## Is LPG exempted from GST?

LPG, one of the three petroleum products to be under the GST from day one along with kerosene and naphtha, would be taxed at the same rate for commercial and domestic users. Also, domestic LPG is exempt from excise duty while there is an 8% duty on the commercial variant.

## What is the GST on petrol?

If petroleum products are brought under the GST, 28% tax would be collected on them as that is the highest slab in the tax regime, he explained. “At present, 60% tax is being collected on petroleum products.

## How much tax do I pay on a LPG cylinder?

It cost Rs 594 per cylinder in December 2020 and now is priced at Rs 819. Price of domestic cooking gas, LPG has doubled to Rs 819 per cylinder in the last seven years while the increase in taxes on petrol and diesel has swelled collections by over 459 per cent, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

## What is the subsidy amount of LPG cylinder 2021?

The government subsidy payout to domestic users has been increased from Rs 153.86 per cylinder to Rs 291.48, industry officials said. For Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) beneficiaries, the subsidy has increased from Rs 174.86 to Rs 312.48 per cylinder.

## Is car tax cheaper with LPG?

CO2 is also reduced compared to petrol by roughly 15%. Cars converted to LPG also benefit from a reduction in road tax as they’re now deemed as an ‘alternative fuel’ vehicle, sadly it’s only a reduction of £10 a year.

## How much gas is in an Indian gas cylinder?

Empty (15.3*kg) is painted on its body (as Cylinder shown in the picture.) gross weight.

## What is the price of Bharat gas today?

The 14.2-kg cylinder in Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Delhi will cost for Rs.761.50, Rs.774.50, Rs.714.50, and Rs.774, respectively.