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Moily to launch sale of 5-kg gas cylinders in Delhi Tuesday

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 18:36

The scheme is now being launched in Delhi tomorrow, official sources said.

Decision to hike LPG cap likely to be taken soon

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 17:48

Increasing the limit to 12 would result in an additional fuel subsidy burden of Rs 3,300 crore-5,800 crore for the government.

OilMin considering raising subsidised LPG cap to 12

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 19:33

Under pressure from his party, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily Sunday said the government is considering increasing the quota of subsidised LPG cylinders to 12 per household even as hints were dropped of a one-time hike in diesel and LPG rates.

DBT subsidy on LPG: Rs 4.95 crore already disbursed

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 19:36

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.

Fin Min agrees to Rs 1 lakh cr diesel, LPG subsidy for FY'13

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 17:44

Finance Ministry on Wednesday agreed to dole out a record Rs 100,000 crore towards diesel and cooking fuel subsidy in 2012-13 but wants pricing formula to be changed from current year to cut down the outgo.

Government plans to give LPG subsidy in cash to beneficiaries

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 18:51

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said he will meet Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily shortly to finalise schedule for rolling out direct transfer of cash subsidy to cooking gas (LPG) consumers.

Increase in LPG cap: Moily says it's for oil PSUs to take call

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 21:42

Moily, who earlier this week took over as the Oil Minister, said there has been demands from within the Congress as well as from Opposition to raise the limit.

Govt likely to raise cap on subsidised LPG cylinders

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 12:40

As per sources, Congress wants to raise the cap to nine cylinders in a year.

Subsidy needs to be given to rural poor on LPG, power: PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 18:40

He talked about target subsidy "as best as possible" while stating that the government was planning to transfer subsidy amount directly to bank accounts of bonafide beneficiaries.

‘Subsidy needs to be given to rural poor on LPG, power’

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 17:11

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the government recognises that some subsidy has to be given for rural poor for cooking gas and electricity as part of its endeavour to give access to energy to all.

Cap on LPG cylinders raised from 6 to 9 in Congress-ruled states

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 13:41

The Congress party on Wednesday directed its state governments to raise the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders per household from the proposed six to nine annually.

Raise cap on subsidized LPG cylinder: Rawat

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 10:11

Minster of State (MoS) for Agriculture and Parliamentary Affairs, Harish Rawat, on Tuesday became the second minister from the Congress-led UPA government to demand a raise in the cap on subsidized LPG cylinder.