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Panel recommends reinstatement of LPG subsidy transfer scheme

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 14:07

Months after the scheme to pay LPG users cash subsidy was put on hold, an expert committee has recommended its reinstatement after streamlining some processes as it helps prevent pilferages.

Consumers can get LPG cylinders without Aadhaar account: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 14:08

Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha Friday.

DTH scheme to give money directly to beneficiaries

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 16:04

After the direct benefit transfer project, the Government is now planning to usher in a Direct-To-Home (DTH) scheme to plug leakages and handover pensions, work wages and other entitlements directly to beneficiaries across the country.

Subsidy payout via Aadhaar accounts can save 1.2% of GDP: UBS

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 21:55

Aadhaar programme, under which the government is carrying out Direct Benefit Transfer schemes, may lead to savings that could be up to 1.2 percent of the GDP once it is rolled out in more areas, a report said.

Rs 2,000 cr given as LPG subsidy under DBT till Dec

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 12:27

The government has transferred Rs 2,000 crore into 6.6 crore accounts as LPG subsidy till December 2013 under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme.

Government to consider raising subsidised LPG cylinder quota

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 20:59

There have also been demands to roll back the hike of Rs 220 per cylinder of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of nine subsidised cylinders.

LPG cash subsidy in Delhi, Mumbai from today

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 13:55

Currently, the subsidised LPG cylinder costs Rs 414 while the market price per bottle comes to Rs 1,021.

LPG cash subsidy in Delhi, Mumbai from Jan 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 19:40

Domestic cooking gas consumers in Delhi and Mumbai will from Wednesday get cash subsidy for buying cooking gas refils as the Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme will be extended to 105 more districts.

Rs 2,000 cr sent to accounts of 40 mn consumers under DBT LPG

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 23:39

Subsidy on LPG cylinders is being provided directly to consumers in their Aadhaar linked bank accounts.

Tamil Nadu CM urges PM to put on hold DBT for LPG

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 14:37

Reiterating her government`s opposition to Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG scheme, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to put on hold the roll out of proposed Phase-II of the project.

Govt not reimbursing money paid for LPG direct subsidy: Oil cos

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 18:51

IOC and other oil firms have been paying LPG consumers in 54 districts up to Rs 500 to help them buy a 14.2-kg cooking gas refill at market price, which is more than double of Rs 410 per bottle rate in Delhi.

Rs 480 cr transferred to beneficiary through DBT since Jan 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 19:38

The government Tuesday said Rs 480 crore has been transferred so far into about nine million accounts under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme which was kicked off on January 1.