The Finance Minister said that there is no need for any new amendment to include petrol under GST. It is upon the states and the GST council to agree on the rate and decide when to charge it from.
At the time of roll-out of GST, after deliberate discussions, a provision was made to include petroleum products in the new regime at zero percent.
Petroleum products have been placed under the GST due to the foresight of the late Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Finance Minister Sitharaman spoke deliberately addressing a variety of concerns faced by the industry at the post-Budget interaction organized by the Ministry of Finance in Kolkata.