Union Oil Minister – Subsidy on LPG Will Continue For The Poor

LPG Subsidy 2018

Government after announcing that LPG subsidy would come to an end by March 2018 is now saying that opposition mislead the people on this news . Government is not going to stop subsidy for poor.  Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the subsidy on LPG cylinder for domestic use for the poor will continue . Now , Government will have to decide what would be the category for poor to avail subsidy. Already those who have taken LPG connection through Ujjwala yojna, they are paying non-subsidised rate . Government seems not clear on its subsidy strategy. Earlier it advertised huge amount to popularise the ” Giveitup ” scheme . Now , after a year statement comes that Government is planning to end the subsidy. Consumer are themselves confuse , exactly what is going on .  

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Gov Raised The Price By 2 Rs Per Cylinder

Price Hike LPG

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had yesterday told Lok Sabha that the government has asked state-run oil companies to raise subsidised cooking gas (LPG) prices by Rs 4 per cylinder every month to eliminate all the subsidies by March next year. So , in line with the government’s decision to raise rates every month to eliminate all subsidies by fiscal end , Government has raised the price by 2 Rs per cylinder  of Subsidised cooking gas (LPG)  on Tuesday.  Now a subsidised 14.2-kg of cylinder will costs Rs 479.77 in Delhi as against Rs 477.46 previously. 

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PMUY Next Step Ujjwala Plus Scheduled To Launch On 15th August

Ujjwala Plus

NDA government’s Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) , which was launched in May, 2016 is now ready to move in its next phase. Its going to launch its new scheme under PMUY , Ujjwala Plus (उज्ज्वला प्लस ) .Government,s new Ujjwala Plus is going to be  PMUY more refined version to accommodate those families , who are very much eligible for PMUY scheme , but were not able to qualify for it , because of many technical reasons. Now everyone knows in India that under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) Government provides free liquefied petroleum gas connections to women who are living below-poverty-line  as per the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) 2011.

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LPG Cylinder Blast Kills 5 Person in Okhla, Follow Kitchen Safety Tips Always

LPG Cylinder Blast in Delhi

We all know that LPG is the primary source of fuel in each and every home of India. But , still we ignore the kitchen safety tips while using LPG . There has been number of accidents which has been fatal in using LPG in kitchen. Last Monday night LPG cylinder explosion inside a house in South Delhi’s Okhla Phase-I  took five life and injured nine others. 

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Haryana Traders Nabbed For Smuggling Liquor in Dry Bihar In LPG Cylinders

Liquor Smuggled In LPG Bihar

Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar never loose a single opportunity to praise about his step of banning liqour in Bihar . Besides, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also praised Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar over his controversial move to ban liquor in the state despite objections from all quarters, calling it a “courageous step”.  However, on the other hand , despite thousands of arrests being made of late, those engaged in illegal trade of liquor in dry Bihar continue to flout laws with impunity. The latest instance has been reported in Munger where the consignment was being smuggled from Jharkhand’s Deoghar district to Bihar. The Munger police were baffled to find that liquor was stored in LPG cylinders being transported in a carrier van.

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GST Regime Would Cheaper the Price of LPG

GST LPG Price

Market has started speculating about the rates and prices of goods and services in the wake of coming GST and its impact . There is good news that GST would cheaper the price of many household thing , which include LPG too . Already LPG price is a subject of concern for all the consumers. Goods like Note books, domestic LPG, aluminium foils, insulin, agarbatti and a large number of daily use household products will become cheaper under the GST regime which is scheduled to be implemented from 1st July 2017.

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LPG Consumers in Kashmir Deprived of Gas Subsidy

LPG Connection Kashmir Subsidy

Getting the LPG Subsidy amount at the right time in the bank account has become an important issue in Kashmir . There are lots of complain that Domestic gas consumers in Kashmir are not receiving their LPG subsidy  to their bank account from last several months. Already Kashmiris are  having bad time due to insurgency , amidst such critical situation , consumers are perplexed, they want immediate remedy to this situation created by mishandling by the OMC and NPCI.

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Scheme – LPG connections Rising rapidly, But LPG Usage is Not

Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana scheme

It is said that Uttar Pradesh state election magical victory was due to Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana scheme. Its aim was to free poor women from smoke-filled kitchens by giving them cooking gas connections. But after one year , the reality check of this scheme is showing  quite astonishing figure and result , which shows that it is going through rough patches . Central government is running very fast on paper, in providing free liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, connections to below the poverty line families. It has already crossed its targeted figure of 1.5 crore connections since its launch and by now have covered 2.2 crore households . Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, last month,  said that by 2019, the scheme would cover  5 crore more BPL families.

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One Person , Two LPG Connections – Related Rules Information

Multiple LPG Gas Connection

There is lot of enquiry about holding two LPG gas connections in one name in two different districts or having two LPG gas connections with one Aadhaar card and with two different bank accounts. Remember as per the rule one family is entitled to have only one gas connection. Any person who has taken a gas connection on his or her aadhar number, he or she cannot take any other gas connection , anywhere in india . This is applicable not only for one LPG Gas provider , but for all LPG service provider.

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