Action plan for clean fuel: report of the task force on clean fuel

A task force constituted by Niti Aayog in a report titled Action Plan for Clean Fuel said that taxation and pricing strategy is needed to provide impetus to cleaner fuels and discouraging the use of polluting ones. Lower taxes on the cleaner fuels are sought and for the purpose, GST can create a level playing field in the country, it said. Noting that Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the cleanest and economical transportation fuel being widely used in countries like China and the US, the report said, Long?haul road transportation, inland waterways and railways are the important areas where LNG can be used as transportation fuel.