226 Mn tons crude oil worth Rs 7,83,183 Cr ($111.9 bn) imported in 2018-19: Petrol Min Pradhan

New Delhi: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today said the Government has notified a ‘National Policy on Biofuels 2018’ which inter-alia aims to promote and increase blending of biofuels from domestic sources in petrol and diesel to address environment issues and reduce imports. Pradhan was responding to a query regarding the details of month wise crude oil import quantity and value during the year 2018-19. The Minister released the values given below:

QUANTITYVALUE
 MMTUS $ (Billion)Rs crore
April, 201817.38.354774
May, 201820.010.268799
June, 201819.510.269746
July, 201819.610.371013
August, 201818.69.869055
September, 201817.99.870493
October, 201821.111.784902
November, 201817.08.359275
December, 201819.58.459455
January, 201919.78.358811
February, 201917.17.754282
March, 201919.28.962578
Total 2018-19226.5111.9783183

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