Kerosene Consumption Falls 80% In The Last Decade

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May 25, 2021

India's Kerosene consumption has fallen 80% in the past decade. The fall has been especially sharp in the last 5-6 years when the Government started to gradually reduce the subsidy on Kerosene. And as Kerosene consumption started to decline, the growth rate of LPG consumption has accelerated.

Both the outcomes - reduction in Kerosene consumption and increase in LPG consumption were stated policy objectives. And the data suggests that the policy has borne fruit...

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