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DBT for cooking gas touches 1 million mark

Within weeks of its launch, the ambitious direct benefit transfer programme for cooking gas (LPG) crossed a million transactions mark with Rs 41 crore of subsidy given to consumers directly.

DBT subsidy on LPG: Rs 4.95 crore already disbursed

Six days into the launch of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) on LPG, government has disbursed subsidy to the tune of Rs 4.95 crore on transactions of around one lakh and Rs 40 crore are expected to be disbursed with the coverage of one million transactions by the month-end.