Subsidies to Liquefied Petroleum Gas in India: An overview of recent reforms
Fuel subsidies are a significant fiscal burden in India, costing on average 1.4 per cent of GDP since fiscal year 2008.
This paper provides a concise overview of subsidies for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), which is widely used as a cooking fuel, particularly in urban areas. The paper also describes recent reforms to LPG subsidies and the impacts of those reforms on consumption, subsidy expenditure and distribution and targeting.
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