What Is the Excise Duty on Petrol and Diesel in India?

Excise Duty on Petrol and Diesel in India

Breakdown of Excise Duty on Petrol in India

Elements

Amount Per Litre

Basic excise duty

₹1.40

Road and infrastructural development cess

₹18

Agricultural and infrastructural development cess

₹2.50

Additional excise duty

₹11

Total excise duty

₹32.90

Breakdown of Excise Duty on Diesel in India

Elements

Amount Per Litre

Basic excise duty

₹1.80

Infrastructural and development cess

₹18

Infrastructural development and agricultural cess

₹4

Additional excise duty

₹8

Total excise duty

₹31.80

Why Does the Government Levy Central Excise Duty on Petrol and Diesel?

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