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Govt looks to pump Rs 30K crore in LPG production, distribution

The government is eyeing close to Rs 30,000-crore investment for expansion of LPG production and distribution network in next three years as it widens cooking gas coverage by giving out a record number of connections.

LPG connections to reach five crore women through Ujjwala Yojana: Oil and Gas Minister

LPG connections to reach five crore women through Ujjwala Yojana: Oil and Gas Minister

Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said new LPG connections would be reaching five crore women at the below poverty level (BPL) during the next three years through the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), a scheme for providing free LPG connections to women of BPL households.

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana' on Labour Day, calls himself no. 1 labourer of India

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana' on Labour Day, calls himself no. 1 labourer of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid a visit to Uttar Pradesh's Ballia and launched the 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana'.

Centre to provide 1.5 crore gas connections to BPL families

Centre to provide 1.5 crore gas connections to BPL families

The Centre will provide 1.5 crore gas connections to women members of Below Poverty Line (BPL) families during the current fiscal, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said

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.

Time has come to think on income bracket for LPG subsidy: Dharmendra Pradhan

Time has come to think on income bracket for LPG subsidy: Dharmendra Pradhan

The minister also said the government was also planning to include kerosene in line with LPG for targetting the subsidies effectively.

 

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.

Govt may ask all refineries to produce fixed level of LPG

Government is likely to order oil refineries, including private sector Reliance Industries and Essar Oil, to maintain a minimum level of LPG production to ensure uninterrupted supply of cooking gas to the public.

Northeast rural areas to have LPG connections

LPG connections will be available in rural and remote areas of the north east region by next year, a senior official of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said Saturday.

Govt considering raising cap on subsidised LPG cylinders

Government is considering raising cap on supply of subsidised LPG cylinders and a decision will be taken in the "next few days", Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M Veerappa Moily said in the Lok Sabha Friday.

Now surrender LPG connection online

After that it will be the responsibility of the LPG dealer to chase the consumer and get the surrender formalities completed.

IOC blocks 10.2 lakh LPG connections

State-owned Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest fuel retailer, has blocked 10.2 lakh domestic cooking gas connections in the country in its drive to eliminate multiple connections at the same address.

KYC norms meant to curb multiple LPG connections, says HPCL

The recent drive for collecting data from LPG consumers through Know Your Customer (KYC) norms is aimed at curbing multiple LPG connections held by an individual and it is not mandatory for all consumers to complete formalities, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd's (HPCL) Senior Regional Manager (Sales) Amitabh Dhar said.

No ban on new cooking gas connections: Oil cos

State-owned oil companies today said there is no ban on issuing new subsidised cooking gas (LPG) connections which will be issued after completion of multiple connection checks.