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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 for stopping LPG subsidy to well-off: Pradhan

Time has come for stopping LPG subsidy to well-off: Pradhan

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.

 

After petrol and diesel, now non-subsidised LPG rates reduced by Rs 25.50

After petrol and diesel, now non-subsidised LPG rates reduced by Rs 25.50

Henceforth, non-subsidised LPG cylinder will come at Rs 585, the slashed rates will be effective from tomorrow.

Govt mulls 2-kg LPG cylinders; starts e-booking for connections

After providing LPG in easy-to- carry 5-kg cylinders, the government is planning to launch 2-kg bottles at local kirana stores even as it introduced online booking of new connections for subsidised cooking fuel.

PM appeals to well off people to give up subsidised LPG

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the well off people to give up subsidised cooking gas, and expressed his government's resolve to reduce dependence on energy imports by 10 percent by 2022.

Ananth Kumar to give up buying subsidised cooking gas

Fertilizer Minister Ananth Kumar today announced he will give up buying subsidised cooking gas (LPG) and requested all those who don't need the subsidy to join the initiative.

Get mini LPG cylinders at petrol pumps, grocery stores soon

In a bid to make cooking gas (LPG) easily available to consumers, 5-kg mini LPG cylinders will now be available at select petrol pumps and neighbourhood grocery stores besides regular gas agencies in almost all major cities.

No plan to stop subsidised LPG to rich: Govt

The government is not considering any proposal to stop supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to the rich, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Wednesday.

Congress unlikely to win the Lok Sabha polls: Raman Singh

Taking jibe at UPA`s decision of raising cap of subsidised cooking gas from 9 to 12, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said that the Congress is heading towards its "last show" at the Centre.

Aadhaar not mandatory for LPG subsidy: Moily

Having made Aadhaar mandatory for receiving subsidised cooking gas (LPG) in 19 districts, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said the unique identification card will no longer be a must for giving subsidises unless cleared by the Supreme Court.

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.

No subsidised cylinders for the rich?

A Parliamentary committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas on Friday recommended that people with an annual income of Rs six lakh and above should not be given subsidised cooking gas.