Poonam Mahajan

Member of Parliament,North-Central Mumbai

National President-BJYM

poonam Mahajan

Poonam Mahajan

Member of Parliament,North-Central Mumbai

National President-BJYM

Oil Subsidy by Government

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?

ANSWER

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

Particulars 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Petrol - - - - -
Diesel 62,837 10,935 - - -
PDS Kerosene 30,574 24,799 11,496 7,595 4,672
Domestic LPG 46,458 36,580 18 - -
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.

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