Kelkar Committee

  • Government may hike diesel, LPG prices soon January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Petroleum And Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily Moily on Friday said that a hike in diesel and LPG prices could be announced soon. Moily said that the Kelkar Committee recommendations were under consideration and a decision will be taken as quickly as possible on fuel price hike. The Kelkar...
  • Cabinet considers complete decontrol of diesel price January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Cabinet is considering a proposal to approve the complete decontrol of diesel pricing and is also likely to approve further cut in the subsidies on fuel. According to sources, the Cabinet can take up the suggestions of the Kelkar panel report on diesel pricing, and may also...
  • Chidambaram unveils roadmap for fiscal consolidation October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday unveiled a five-year roadmap for fiscal consolidation while accepting Kelkar Committee's recommendations on the same. Expecting the fiscal deficit to remain at 5.3 per cent of GDP in the financial year 2012-13, Chidambaram said that a high fiscal deficit is unacceptable and...
  • Kelkar panel suggests subsidies cut, govt says no September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kelkar Committee on Friday recommended that the government cut subsidies in the three significant F's - food, fuel and fertiliser - in order to narrow down its fiscal deficit. The committee warned that India was on the edge of a 'fiscal precipice' and if measures were not...
  • Kelkar panel suggests hike in kerosene price September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kelkar Committee, which was set up by Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to suggest a roadmap for fiscal consolidation, has suggested the government to hike the prices of kerosene and LPG cylinders with immediate effect. The panel has recommended that kerosene price should be raised by Rs two...