Apart from duty cuts, imposing a stock limit was another step. "The Centre is in constant touch with the state governments," Pandey said, adding Uttar Pradesh has already declared restrictions on stock limits and three other states are in the process of doing so.
Transport agencies have maintained that the benefits of the drop in fuel price will take time to reach the consumers as the agencies hire transportation vehicles on an annual agreement.
For guidance, states may refer to indicative limits, which may have been imposed by the states earlier. "However, for other categories, similar quantities as appropriate for the state may be fixed.
Bhubaneswar: The unabated rise in the price of edible oil has made a deep hole in the pockets of people, especially the middle-class families which are finding the new change in kitchen budget hard to meet with. On Wednesday, the price of mustard oil was Rs 140-Rs 145 per litre in Cuttack Malgodown while sunflower […]