“The Prime Minister” reveals that the cabinet extends measures to help the cost of living for another 3 months and freezes the retail price of NGV-LPG Ready to carry diesel 50 percent, if more than 35 baht per liter requesting cooperation from the refinery to send profits to the fund reduce the impact on the people after the economic situation has not recovered
Date 21 Jun 65 General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Revealed after the Cabinet meeting that today (June 21, 65) the meeting has issued urgent assistance measures in the energy crisis situation that is likely to be protracted from the Russian-Ukrainian war situation. which is expected to have a heavy impact on many dimensions while the price of oil in the world market continued to rise while some countries refrain from exporting essential commodities causing shortages in supply chains around the world which has all binding effects This led to inflation above 8 percent in decades. Especially in Europe and America, including the problem of rising people’s cost of living. As a result, the production cost is higher, making the product more expensive, which is expected to take a long time to recover.
which oneself and the government have continuously monitored the situation revealed no less concern than others Therefore, meetings were held to discuss countermeasures all the time. and the urgent business sector Both extending the old measures that will end on June 30 for another 3 months and issuing new measures such as fixing the retail price of NGV gas at 15.59 baht per kilogram for metered taxis. same breath project Freeze the price of LPG gas at 13.62 baht per kg. Set the LPG retail price at 408 baht per tank (15 kg). Extend the time to give a discount on LPG prices. hawker stalls holding state welfare cards To buy 100 baht of cooking gas per 3 months, effective from June 16, 65 to September 15, 65
At the same time, it will subsidize the price of diesel fuel by 50 percent. In case of selling more than 35 baht per liter, maintain the diesel oil marketing fee of not more than 1.40 baht per liter. Ask for cooperation with the refinery. Bring part of the profit from refining to the Oil Fund to reduce the burden of oil to the people, both diesel. and benzene for 3 months
In addition, there are tax measures for companies, partnerships, and juristic persons to support training and seminars. exhibition and domestic trade fairs to stimulate tourism as well as to promote consumption and 6 months of employment from July 16 to the end of 2022, with the main city tax deductible 1.5 times, the secondary city tax deductible twice.
At the same time, ask for cooperation to save energy from the government, private sectors, industrial, transport and public sectors as much as possible. By allowing each unit to issue appropriate policies according to the potential of the agency, turn off – turn on the lights, reduce the temperature of the air conditioner. Encourage the use of public transport Use an online meeting As for the government sector, it is set to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent as a measure of the agency.
In addition, the Prime Minister also said that the Cabinet has decided to designate April 3 of each year as the National Groundwater Day. It is the royal grace of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej who has been graciously pleased to accept a large groundwater supply project. Solve the drought of the Department of Groundwater Resources, 15 projects covering 11 provinces as royal projects