Govt announces DBT for kerosene subsidy, Ministry calls it a reform
The Finance Ministry has called it a reform.
As per the move, consumers can buy cooking fuel at market rate.
However, they will get financial support directly in their bank accounts.
"Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das tweeted: "Congratulations to Petroleum Ministry for announcing DBT in kerosene.Subsidy should be targeted and reach those who actually deserve."
He said: "DBT in kerosene:Reforms continue.Feel happy to have been part of the process."