LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.907 TO BE ANSWERED ON 23RD JULY, 2018
Will the Minister of PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS be pleased to state:
(a) the amount of funds spent by the Government for provision of subsidies on various petroleum products during each of the last five years, State/UT/year-wise;
(b) whether it is a fact that the usage of kerosene declined considerably in several States and Union Territories following the implementation of an Innovative Cash Incentive Scheme to enable saving of subsidies with the State Governments; and
(c) if so, the details thereof along with the current status of the scheme, State/UT-wise?
MINISTER OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS (SHRI DHARMENDRA PRADHAN)
(a) to (c) The total amount of funds spent by Government for provisions of subsidies on various petroleum products in each of the last five years is given at Annexure. The States of Karnataka, Telangana, Nagaland, Gujarat, Bihar and Goa have opted for voluntary cut from their PDS kerosene allocation.
Annexure referred to in reply to parts (a) to (c) of the Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 907 asked by Shrimati Poonam Mahajan to be answered on 23rd July, 2018 regarding “Oil Subsidy by Government”.
Subsidy on Petroleum Products
|Total Under-recoveries (A)||139,869||72,314||11,515||7,595||4,672|
|Total DBTL subsidy (B)||3,869||3,971||16,056||12,133||20,880|
|DBTK Subsidy (C)||-||-||-||11||113|
|PDS Kerosene and Domestic LPG Subsidy Scheme, 2002 # SKO*||676||-||-||860||-|
|PDS Kerosene and Domestic LPG Subsidy Scheme, 2002 # LPG*||1,904||-||-||2,433||-|
|Freight Subsidy (For Far-Flung Areas) Scheme, 2002 # SKO||5||5||-||-||-|
|Freight Subsidy (For Far-Flung Areas) Scheme, 2002 # LPG||16||18||-||-||-|
|Other Subsidies (D)||2,601||23||0||3,293||-|
|Total Subsidy/ Under-recovery on Petroleum Products & Natural Gas (A+B+C+D)||146,339||76,308||27,571||23,032||25,665|
# on payment basis.
* The payment relates to the year 2014-15 has been received in the year 2016-17.
DBTK subsidy excludes cash incentive/assistance for establishment of institutional mechanism for direct transfer of subsidy paid to States/UTs.