Chief Minister’s panel recommends cess on petrol, telecom for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

24-Sep-2015 # Clean India Source: Economic Times

During the meeting of NITI Aayog, the sub group of chief ministers have recommended to levy cess on telecom services, fuel and minerals in order to achieve the vision of Swachh Bharat. It has been further recommended that Centre and states should contribute in the proportion of 75:25 to achieve the targets under the programme in the next five years besides engaging private players to work towards solid and liquid waste management in the country on a PPP mode.

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