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Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Reform in India: Cash Transfers for Public Distribution System (PDS) Kerosene and Domestic Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG)

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Anmol Soni, Anomitro Chatterjee, Kaushik Ranjan Bandyopadhyay
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This report provides recommendations regarding the structure and implementation of direct cash transfers to mitigate the effects of inflationary pressures associated with eliminating fossil fuel subsidies. It makes several short-term and long-term recommendations regarding cash transfer pilot programs, cost-benefit analyses of cash transfer programs and indexing of payments to price changes.