LPG cylinders

Jet fuel price hiked by 6%; LPG costlier by Rs 1.50 a cylinder

Jet fuel price hiked by 6%; LPG costlier by Rs 1.50 a cylinder

Every household is entitled to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates in a year. Any requirement beyond that is to be purchased at market price.

Oct 01, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
LPG subsidy: I-T dept to share data of taxpayers who earn over Rs 10 lakh annually

LPG subsidy: I-T dept to share data of taxpayers who earn over Rs 10 lakh annually

The Income Tax department will soon begin sharing with the Petroleum and Oil Ministry details of all "individual" taxpayers whose annual income exceeds Rs 10 lakh, in an attempt to check pilferage of subsidy on cooking gas by the higher income groups.

Dec 20, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

The government can end subsidy on LPG Cylinders

The government can end subsidy on LPG Cylinders . The government is preparing the road map.

Sep 12, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Jet fuel prices cut by sharp 12%; non-subsidised LPG to cost less

The price rates of LPG cylinders without subsidy has dipped down by Rs.82.50.

Feb 02, 2016, 10:48 AM IST

Govt decides to limit LPG subsidy for tax payers earning over Rs 10 lakh

Government has decided that consumers with taxable income above Rs 10 lakh per year will not get LPG subsidy from January 2016.

Dec 28, 2015, 19:27 PM IST
After petrol and diesel, now non-subsidised LPG rates reduced by Rs 25.50

After petrol and diesel, now non-subsidised LPG rates reduced by Rs 25.50

Henceforth, non-subsidised LPG cylinder will come at Rs 585, the slashed rates will be effective from tomorrow.

Sep 01, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

Govt mulls 2-kg LPG cylinders; starts e-booking for connections

After providing LPG in easy-to- carry 5-kg cylinders, the government is planning to launch 2-kg bottles at local kirana stores even as it introduced online booking of new connections for subsidised cooking fuel.

Aug 30, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

450 LPG cylinders explode inside truck in Punjab, no casualty

A series of explosions occurred on Tuesday in a truck carrying 450 LPG cylinders near Machiwara, about 40 km from here, police said.

Jul 14, 2015, 15:36 PM IST
"Give it up", PM Modi asks better-offs to forgo LPG subsidy

"Give it up", PM Modi asks better-offs to forgo LPG subsidy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday coined a new slogan - "give it up" - to exhort the better off sections of society to forego their LPG subsidy that can be utilised in providing subsidised LPG connections to the poor.

Apr 03, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

Nudge staff to give up LPG subsidy: PM to banks, corporates

Modi had recently launched 'Give It Up' campaign, asking well-off people to surrender their LPG subsidy.There are about 15.3 crore LPG consumers in the country.

Apr 02, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Govt targets 1 cr consumers to give up LPG subsidy

Modi in his address to a global energy conference last week said that as many as 2.8 lakh people have surrendered LPG subsidy which has led to savings of Rs 100 crore.

Mar 29, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

Truck carrying 450 LPG cylinders catches fire, explodes

A truck laden with LPG refills caught fire and the cylinders exploded one after the other on the National Highway No.44 near Enugumarri in Kurnool District in the early hours of Thursday and threat

Mar 19, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

No plans to withdraw LPG subsidy to well off people: Jayant Sinha

"As on February 23, 2015, approximately 1.46 lakh consumers have voluntarily given up LPG subsidy on their domestic LPG connections," Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

Mar 10, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

PM Modi expresses joy as registration for LPG subsidy transfer scheme crosses 10 cr mark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his joy after PaHaL (Pratyaksha Hastaantarit Laabh), the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for LPG Subsidy Yojana crossed registration mark of ten crores.

Feb 05, 2015, 09:50 AM IST
PM Modi reviews progress of LPG subsidy transfer scheme

PM Modi reviews progress of LPG subsidy transfer scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the progress of implementation of the scheme for paying subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) directly into bank accounts of consumers.

Jan 31, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

Leave LPG cylinder subsidy for the poor: CM Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday said the well-to-do families should consider buying the LPG cylinders on market price and leave the subsidised cylinders for the benefit of the eligible and poor people.

Jan 26, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

IOC rapped by consumber forum for using unfit LPG cylinders

Apex consumer panel NCDRC has castigated Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for using LPG cylinders beyond expiry date and asked the state-run oil firm to pay a compensation of Rs 2.25 lakh to a victim of cylinder blast.

Jan 19, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

Non-subsidized LPG price down by Rs 43.50

The Government on Thursday slashed the price of non-subsidized cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 43.50 per cylinder and the price of jet fuel (ATF) by brought down by 12.5 percent as the international oil ra

Jan 01, 2015, 15:10 PM IST

Get mini LPG cylinders at petrol pumps, grocery stores soon

In a bid to make cooking gas (LPG) easily available to consumers, 5-kg mini LPG cylinders will now be available at select petrol pumps and neighbourhood grocery stores besides regular gas agencies in almost all major cities.

Dec 25, 2014, 17:08 PM IST