The cooking gas cylinders will cost less from this month.Mar 03, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
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 Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has launched an online initiative to seek suggestions from LPG consumers across the countryJan 09, 2016, 15:50 PM IST
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.
Jan 01, 2016, 18:56 PM IST
The impact on the household budget could be limited to Rs 100-125 per month at the current level of global crude oil and LPG prices.
Dec 29, 2015, 19:01 PM IST
Tax payers with annual income of more than Rs 10 lakh will not get subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from next month as the Modi government has decided to limit supply of under-priced fuel to cut subsidies.Dec 28, 2015, 18:42 PM IST
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday hinted of stopping supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to the well-off as only 42.5 lakh out of nearly 15 crore cooking gas consumers have so far voluntarily give up subsidy.
Nov 06, 2015, 21:15 PM IST
The scheme entails giving households cash subsidy directly in their bank account so they can buy market priced cooking gas.Aug 13, 2015, 21:30 PM IST
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
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
Government on Friday said that it has transferred Rs 7,024 crore as cash subsidies to LPG consumers since mid-November 2014 under the PAHAL scheme.Mar 20, 2015, 17:24 PM IST
More than 64 percent of 15.3 crore LPG consumers in the country have joined the ambitious PAHAL scheme to receive cash subsidy in their bank accounts so they can buy the cooking gas at market price.Jan 28, 2015, 22:41 PM IST
LPG consumers across the country will from Thursday get cash subsidy directly into their bank accounts so that they buy the cooking fuel at market price.Jan 01, 2015, 09:43 AM IST
The government is not considering any proposal to stop supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to the rich, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Wednesday.Dec 17, 2014, 16:25 PM IST
Beginning Saturday, LPG consumers in 54 districts of 11 states will start getting cash subsidy so that they can buy the cooking fuel at market price.Nov 14, 2014, 15:59 PM IST
In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at anytime of the year.Aug 27, 2014, 19:40 PM IST
LPG consumers will now get 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg at subsidised rate in a year even if they don't consume one cylinder a month, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.Aug 27, 2014, 19:19 PM IST
LPG connection portability will be available in 480 districts, an official statement said here.Jan 22, 2014, 20:55 PM IST
The government had initially capped the supply of subsidised domestic LPG cylinders to six per household in a year in September 2012.Jan 10, 2014, 17:16 PM IST
All household LPG consumers will continue to receive subsidy even if not linked to the Adhaar card, a top oil company official said here Friday.Nov 01, 2013, 15:19 PM IST