Nagaland : Rise in Diesel, petrol price

The state government on Wednesday resolved to increase tax on diesel, petrol and other motor spirits.

The government has resolved to increase the tax rates on Diesel from existing 14.5% to 17.50% or Rs 11.08 per litre, and tax rates on petrol and other motor spirits from the existing 25% to 29.80% or Rs 18.26 per litre, said Sentiyanger Aier, additional chief secretary and finance commissioner, in a notification with effect from midnight on Wednesday

The notification read, “In exercise of power conferred by sub section 3 of Section 3A of the Nagaland (Sale of Petroleum and Petroleum Products including Motor Spirit and Lubricants) Taxation Act, 1967 (as amended), the Governor of Nagaland is pleased to notify the rate of tax as prescribed under Entry Serial Number 3 and 4 of Schedule II of the Act”.