Tag Archives: LPG

Rs 21000 Cr Saving from elimination of ghost LPG connections

Total savings from the elimination of fake/duplicate/ghost connection as a result of implementation of DBT for the two last years estimated at more than Rs. 21,000 crore. Attention of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has been drawn to the news item appearing in the newspaper ‘The Hindu’ today (20th July) under the caption… Read More »

Criteria for LPG Distributorships

Criteria for LPG Distributorships The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply today that recently, the Government has modified the selection guidelines for LPG distributorship and a Unified set of Guidelines have been framed for all types of LPG distributorship of Public… Read More »

Free LPG connections to Women from BPL Households

Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana – Scheme for Providing Free LPG connections to Women from BPL Households The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana – Scheme for Providing Free LPG connections to Women from BPL Households. Under the scheme, Rs 8000… Read More »

5 lakh women die in India due to unclean cooking fuels

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan hails historic Budget announcement of providing LPG connection to women of BPL families In an unprecedented move for the welfare of poor women particularly in rural areas, the Union Budget 2016 on Monday allocated Rs 2000 Cr to provide LPG connections to 1.5 crore women belonging to the below poverty line (BPL)… Read More »

FM announces Rs. 2000 crore for LPG Connection to women

Finance Minister announces Rs. 2000 crore in the Budget to give LPG Connection to women member of poor households; Scheme to benefit 1.5 crore households below poverty line in the current year Finance Minister expresses gratitude and appreciation for those households who voluntarily gave up cooking gas subsidy   National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe… Read More »