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Only Rs 1,764 cr subsidy saved by DBT scheme on LPG: CAG

Only Rs 1,764 cr subsidy saved by DBT scheme on LPG: CAG

Drilling holes into government claims of huge subsidy savings from direct benefit transfer (DBT), the CAG on Friday said only Rs 1,764 crore in subsidy was saved on LPG on account of the scheme and the bulk of Rs 21,552 crore was due to sharp fall in global prices.

 

Air travel set to get costlier- Know why

Air travel set to get costlier- Know why

In the five increases, ATF rates have gone up by 25 percent, or Rs 9,985.87,  per kilolitre since March.

Government eliminates 1.6 crore bogus ration cards, to save Rs 10,000 crore

Government eliminates 1.6 crore bogus ration cards, to save Rs 10,000 crore

Government has eliminated 1.6 crore duplicate and bogus ration cards that will help save about Rs 10,000 crore in subsidy bill annually, said Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa.

 Good News! Soon you can pay for LPG cylinders through an SMS

Good News! Soon you can pay for LPG cylinders through an SMS

Oil marketing companies are planning to introduce a a system using which LPG cylinder customers can pay by sending text messages with payment links.

 LPG users in major cities with income below Rs 10 lakh to furnish income proof for subsidy claim

LPG users in major cities with income below Rs 10 lakh to furnish income proof for subsidy claim

The domestic gas consumers in Tier-I and Tier-II cities which earn less than Rs 10 lakh income in a year will have to furnish income details to their LPG distributors in order to continue receiving subsidy

PM Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana on May 1

PM Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana on May 1

PMUY will be launched at Ballia in Uttar Pradesh.

Give-it-Up: Over 1 crore LPG users let go of subsidies

Give-it-Up: Over 1 crore LPG users let go of subsidies

Since Modi made the appeal in March last year, 1,00,06,303 LPG consumers have stopped using subsidised cooking gas, helping the exchequer save a few thousand crores of rupees in doles, oil ministry officials said.

Government mulling to relax rules for obtaining LPG distributorship?

Government mulling to relax rules for obtaining LPG distributorship?

The ruling governnment is mulling over a plan to distribute 10 crore liquified petrolem gas (LPG) connections in the next 3 years.

'Aadhaar enabled e-KYC can save Rs 10,000 cr over next 5 yrs'

'Aadhaar enabled e-KYC can save Rs 10,000 cr over next 5 yrs'

Aadhaar enabled e-KYC process could save over Rs 10,000 crore for banks and telecom operators over the next five years, says a survey. According to a recent study by MicroSave, a development consulting firm, using Aadhaar enabled e-KYC process for customer acquisition, could be highly beneficial for banks and telecom operators in India.

Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana: Cabinet approves Rs 8,000-crore LPG scheme for rural women

Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana: Cabinet approves Rs 8,000-crore LPG scheme for rural women

The Cabinet on Thursday has approved a Rs 8,000-crore scheme to provide cooking gas (LPG) connections free-of-cost to women members of poor households.

Govt to give 5 crore LPG connections on concessional rate

Govt to give 5 crore LPG connections on concessional rate

Government will provide five crore LPG connections on a concessional rate to below poverty line (BPL) families over three years till 2018-19, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Monday.

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.

Oil ministry mulling new LPG connections on EMIs: Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil ministry mulling new LPG connections on EMIs: Dharmendra Pradhan

Targeting to add 10 crore new LPG connections in next three years, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan Sunday said oil marketing companies are mulling to sell new cooking gas on an EMI basis, just like for other consumer durables.

Govindpura : All houses now have LPG connection in this village

While residents of many villages are still struggling to pile up wood in order to cook food, village Govindpura on the other hand, has got LPG connection in each resident's house.

Govt plans to open 10,000 new LPG dealers in 2016

Govt plans to open 10,000 new LPG dealers in 2016

Government has set an ambitious target of opening 10,000 new LPG dealerships in 2016 on top of around 16,000 existing dealers in the country.

 

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Modi govt to roll out LPG-like DBT scheme for kerosene from April 1

Modi govt to roll out LPG-like DBT scheme for kerosene from April 1

Modi govt to roll out LPG-like DBT scheme for kerosene from Apr 1

 

Narendra Modi govt to make LPG available to all households in 3 years

Narendra Modi govt to make LPG available to all households in 3 years

Modi government on Friday declared 2016 as the 'Year of LPG Consumers' while unveiling plans to make the clean cooking fuel available to all households by end of 2018 and roll out online bill payment facility and transparent gas cylinders.

 

Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 49.5 per cylinder

Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 49.5 per cylinder

The oil firms raised prices of non-subsidised LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of subsidised cooking fuel, by Rs 49.5 per 14.2-kg bottle.