LPG connections

Kailash Kher unveils 'Ujjwala Bharat Ujjwala' song

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 1, 2016, in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. 

Feb 07, 2019, 22:00 PM IST

PM Modi meets over 100 beneficiaries of LPG scheme for poor families - See Pics

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is a scheme for providing LPG connections to women from poor families. 

Feb 14, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

3 crore new free LPG connections will cost govt Rs 4,800 crore: Minister

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana launched in May 2016 with a target to give 5 crore LPG connections to poor women in three years.

Feb 08, 2018, 17:59 PM IST

Savings via DBT cross Rs 58,000 crore mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Elaborating on the success of the DBT initiative, Prasad said that the government has so far been able to unearth 3 crore fake gas connections and has also annulled 2.7 crore fake ration cards.

Sep 28, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

PMUY launched in Arunachal Pradesh

Chief Minister Pema Khandu launched the scheme in presence of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and state Food and Civil Supplies minister Kamlung Mossang at a function here.

Jun 11, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

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.

May 05, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

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.

May 17, 2016, 14:07 PM IST

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'.

May 01, 2016, 09:52 AM IST

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

Apr 07, 2016, 14:13 PM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

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.

Feb 29, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

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.


Nov 14, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

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.

Mar 06, 2014, 17:58 PM IST

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.

Jun 22, 2013, 20:48 PM IST

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 on Saturday.

Jun 22, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2012, 15:07 PM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2012, 19:56 PM IST

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.

Nov 09, 2012, 23:57 PM IST

Omar surrenders two LPG connections in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah surrendered two `extra` gas connections in his name, a day after a media report highlighted the issue.

Nov 03, 2012, 14:35 PM IST