Diesel Subsidy Reform in India: Lessons learned
The Indian government’s declaration of a formal end to diesel price regulation in October 2014 marked the culmination of a two-year process of price reform.
The effective removal of diesel subsidies, although not yet accompanied by comprehensive price decontrol, nevertheless represents an important milestone in the reform of energy pricing in India, and provides policy-makers with a useful case study of successful fossil fuel subsidy reform. This report investigates lessons learned.
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