Of the Rs 5.75 billion released by the Punjab Government, Rs 1.25 billion was given to the department of local government and Rs 500 million and Rs 2 billion was released for governance reforms and retrial benefits, respectively.
India's State-owned fuel retailing oil company, Indian Oil Corp is to get cash payment for the fiscal first quarter subsidy from the government on September 17, the company's officials said on August 26. The Union government provides the subsidy to its fuel retailers-Indian Oil Corp, Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL.NS) and Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL.NS) to sell diesel, kerosene and cooking gas at discounted rates to the poor and tame inflation.
During April-June 2013, the net profit of Oil India (OIL) declined 34.5 percent to Rs 609.08 crore or Rs 10.13 per share compared to Rs 929.93 crore, or Rs 15.47 per share in the year-ago period. Net profit of the firm declined during the quarter because net realisation fell to $45.88 per barrel from $53.78 in first quarter last
The three state-run oil companies have paid Rs 15,000 crore as subsidy to public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs) for the Apr-Jun 2013 quarter. Of the Rs 15,000 crore, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) paid around Rs 12,300 crore, Oil India Rs 2,000 crore, and GAIL Rs 700 crore. It may be recalled that of the total under-recovery incurred by state-run OMCs, 40 percent is shared by the gov
About Rs 120 crore has been disbursed as subsidy to LPG customers in the country through the Aadhaar payment bridge facilitated by NPCI from June 1 to July 24, said Vijay S. Madan, Director General and Mission Director, Unique Identification Authority of India. Speaking at Â‘Financial Inclusion Conclave 2013Â’ sponsored by Dun & Bradstreet and Canara Bank in Bangalore, Madan said that so far, there were 30 lakh transactions in 19 districts across the country, of which 15 lakh beneficiaries got mon
According to government sources, under-recovery on the sale of fuel products by state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) at subsidised price may be around Rs 125,000 crore and Rs 150,000 crore in 2013-14. This estimate is sharply higher than the government's earlier estimate of Rs 80,000 crore because of a considerable depreciation of rupee and the marginal rise
With the central government withdrawing dredging subsidy for dredging projects in Kolkata port, industry watchers raise concern about the ability of the financially strained port to dredge the channel. Dredging of the channel is required in order to attract large ships and thereby boost cargo traffic in the port.
Inability to dredge the channel may affect the prospect of th
India's import bill for crude oil is expected to rise sharply despite the fall in the international price of the fuel in recent months, because of depreciation in rupee. The global price of crude oil declined almost 10 percent since January 2013. However, the import bill of the country may rise because of depreciation rupee against the dollar, reports indicate
With the government initiating pricing reform in the natural gas sector, it plans to release the shale gas policy shortly and auction blocks for producing the unconventional fuel, media reports indicate. Also, the government will launch tenth bidding round for oil and gas blocks under new policy, media reports suggest. As part of its overall economic reform initiative, the government the government recently raised the price of domestic natural gas to $8.4 per unit from the present price