You may have to pay more for fuel for a clean In­dia

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For a clean In­dia, be pre­pared for higher fuel and phone bills. A group of chief min­is­ters has rec­om­mended a cess on petroleum prod­ucts, tele­com ser­vices and waste gen­er­ated by min­eral-based in­dus­tries as well as Swachh Bharat bonds to fund the am­bi­tious cam­paign.

In a re­port sub­mit­ted to PM Naren­dra Modi on Wed­nes­day, the Na­tional In­sti­tu­tion for Trans­form­ing In­dia (NITI) Aayog sub-group, headed by Andhra Pradesh chief min­is­ter N Chandrababu Naidu, also called for de­bar­ring from lo­cal body elec­tions in­di­vid­u­als who didn’t have toi­lets at home, sources said.

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