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Mandate

The mandate of PPAC as per the gazette notification dated 30.03.2002 is to assist the government in the following functions:- 

  • Administration of subsidy on PDS Kerosene and domestic LPG and freight subsidy for far flung areas.
  • Maintenance of information data bank and communication system to deal with emergencies and unforeseen situations.
  • Analyzing the trends in the international oil market and domestic prices.
  • Forecasting and evaluation of petroleum import and export trends.
  • Operationalizing the sector specific surcharge schemes, if any.