Wednesday December 17, 2014
Public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs) have given an option to existing LPG consumers to surrender their subsidy and switch to buying cooking gas at market price, Mr Pradhan said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
Beginning new year, LPG consumers across the country will start getting cash subsidy so that they can buy the cooking fuel at market price.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
The government on Monday made it clear that Aadhaar number was not mandatory for transfer of subsidy amount of LPG cylinder and the option of providing a bank account is also available under the Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL).
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Four persons were injured after an LPG cylinder burst in a four-storied building in south Kolkata's Hindustan park.
Friday December 12, 2014
Renault has introduced a variety of new technologies and powertrain components at their Innovations@Renault event in Paris. There was a new electric motor, a three-cylinder dual fuel/LPG engine and even the HYDIVU, which is the company's hybrid diese...
Thursday December 11, 2014
Gail is adversely impacted by lower crude prices due to its petrochemical and LPG businesses, says Jefferies.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Till now, cooking gas (LPG) was available for domestic use in 14.2-kg cylinders. Consumers were entitled to 12 such bottles in a year at subsidised rate of Rs 417 in Delhi.
Monday December 1, 2014
This is the fifth straight reduction in rates of non-subsidised or market priced LPG, which the customers buy after exhausting their quota of 12 cylinders at subsidized rates, since August.
Monday November 24, 2014
Borrowings will also fall when the government rolls out the Modified Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme from January 2015 in the entire country. Under this, the cost of subsidies for LPG cylinders will be directly transferred to the consumer and oil mark...
Sunday November 23, 2014
A reduction of the scope of subsidies currently being provided to well-off people appears to be on the anvil with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley questioning the justification of "unquantified" subsidy amounts to "unidentifiable" sections.
Friday November 21, 2014
Jaitley said: "Once political leadership, particularly the man on the top, has decisiveness, the most complicated of the decisions will also become simple.
Monday November 10, 2014
In a setback to non-state LPG marketeers, the government's top law officer has ruled that all domestically produced cooking gas (LPG) should necessarily be sold to public sector undertakings for subsidised sale to consumers.
Thursday November 6, 2014
A modified direct cash subsidy transfer scheme for LPG consumers will be launched in 54 districts from November 15 and all over the country from January 1.
Wednesday October 29, 2014
Subsidised LPG in Delhi now costs Rs 417 per 14.2-kg cylinder as against Rs 414 previously.
Friday October 24, 2014
The government has no plans to curtail supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from the current 12 cylinders per household in a year even as it looks to give cash subsidy to consumers across the country by June.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
The Bihar government on Tuesday allowed sale of five kg LPG cylinders that were banned after Bodh Gaya serial blasts last year in which the use of unlicensed small gas cylinders was suspected.
Tuesday September 30, 2014
The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was cut by Rs 21 per cylinder on Tuesday while that of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel was reduced by a steep 3 per cent on the back of falling international oil rates.
Saturday September 6, 2014
Announcing expansion plans worth Rs 4,500 crore for Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said the petrol, diesel and LPG network would be expanded to benefit all the consumers in the state.
Thursday August 28, 2014
In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at any time of the year.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
The government had raised the annual cap on supply of cheaper LPG from nine to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each on January 30. It was inferred this meant one cylinder in a month.