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  • Government To Provide 5 Crore LPG Connections Within 3 Years: PM Modi

    Government To Provide 5 Crore LPG Connections Within 3 Years: PM Modi

    About 50 lakh free cooking gas (LPG) connections have been provided to poor households in the last 100 days and the target of 5 crore is expected to be achieved well before the 3-year schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.

  • Nine Injured In LPG Cylinder Blast In Jammu

    Nine Injured In LPG Cylinder Blast In Jammu

    Nine members of a family were injured in a cooking gas cylinder explosion here on Monday, police said.

  • Subsidised LPG Price Hiked

    Subsidised LPG Price Hiked

    Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price was on Monday hiked by Rs 1.93 per cylinder, the second increase in rates in one month as the government looked at monthly increases to cut down subsidies.

  • Aadhaar Not Required For Assam, Meghalaya For LPG Scheme: Dharmendra Pradhan

    Aadhaar Not Required For Assam, Meghalaya For LPG Scheme: Dharmendra Pradhan

    Residents of Assam and Meghalaya would not be required to submit Aadhar card for getting benefits under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

  • Government Fixes Year-End Target Of 100% Aadhaar-Linked Direct Benefit Transfers

    Government Fixes Year-End Target Of 100% Aadhaar-Linked Direct Benefit Transfers

    All DBT or Direct Benefit Transfers will be linked to Aadhaar by the end of the current calendar year.

  • Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme Saves Rs 21,000 Crore In LPG Subsidy: Government

    Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme Saves Rs 21,000 Crore In LPG Subsidy: Government

    In face of a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) drilling holes into subsidy savings made on LPG, the government on Wednesday asserted that over Rs 21,000 crore was indeed saved in two years by directly transferring subsidy to user bank accounts.

  • Politics Over Gas Cylinders In Poll-Bound Uttar Pradesh

    Politics Over Gas Cylinders In Poll-Bound Uttar Pradesh

    Two months ago, the busiest corner in Seema Devi's house in this UP village was the place where chulha or the wooden stove was kept. It's in this part of her dwelling that she cooked at least three meals a day for her family of six using firewood and cowdung. But now things have changed for better.

  • LPG Cylinders Get Cheaper, But Aviation Fuel Prices Go Up

    LPG Cylinders Get Cheaper, But Aviation Fuel Prices Go Up

    Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was today hiked by 5.5 per cent for the fifth month in a row, but that of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was cut by Rs 11 per cylinder, in line with global trends.

  • Centre Asks States To Set Up One Lakh Biogas Plants

    Centre Asks States To Set Up One Lakh Biogas Plants

    In a bid to push clean energy, the Centre has asked states and UTs to set up one lakh biogas plants of one to six cubic meter capacity this fiscal, which will save 21.90 lakh LPG cylinders every year.

  • Income Tax Department To Block PAN, LPG Subsidy Of Defaulters

    Income Tax Department To Block PAN, LPG Subsidy Of Defaulters

    A number of such measures have been mooted by the tax department, to be undertaken this financial year, in order to curb the menace of large-scale tax avoidance and evasion.

  • Top 5 Hybrid/Electric Cars in India

    Top 5 Hybrid/Electric Cars in India

    When it comes to alternate fuels, India continues to rely more on LPG and CNG instead of electric energy. However, that hasn't dampened the car manufacturers' hopes in India, as they have anyway gone ahead and introduced vehicles which are clean and green. Here is a list of the top 5 hybrid/electric cars available in India.

  • Train Tickets, Petrol, LPG, Phone Calls... What You Now Pay More For

    Train Tickets, Petrol, LPG, Phone Calls... What You Now Pay More For

    A number of goods and services cost more from today, with some Budget proposals kicking in. In a double whammy for the common man, the prices of several essentials are also up, following a sharp rebound in global commodity prices.

  • Hours After Petrol Price Hike, LPG Cylinders, Aviation Fuel Made Costlier

    Hours After Petrol Price Hike, LPG Cylinders, Aviation Fuel Made Costlier

    The prices of petrol, diesel, jet fuel and non-subsidized LPG cylinder have been raised sharply following an increase in global oil rates.

  • Government Says Coal Auction To Get Rs 3.45 Lakh Crore

    Government Says Coal Auction To Get Rs 3.45 Lakh Crore

    Auction of coal blocks being done will bring Rs 3.45 lakh crore to the country's kitty and Rs 36,500 crore would be saved on account of checking leakages through the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for LPG subsidy, the government said on Sunday.

  • PM Modi's 2-Hour Review Of Aadhaar Scheme Shows Big Results

    PM Modi's 2-Hour Review Of Aadhaar Scheme Shows Big Results

    With more than a billion people in the world's largest biometric database, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent two hours on a review of the performance of the Aadhaar welfare reform scheme, and a twin policy that allows cash to be deposited directly in the bank accounts of those entitled to subsidies.

  • Government Saves Rs 21,000 Crore In LPG Subsidy

    Government Saves Rs 21,000 Crore In LPG Subsidy

    Government has saved over Rs 21,000 crore in cooking gas LPG subisdy in the last two financial years as paying the dole directly into bank accounts of actual users helped eliminate duplicate connections as well as diversions, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

  • Government Saves Rs 21,000 Crore In LPG Subsidy

    Government Saves Rs 21,000 Crore In LPG Subsidy

    Government has saved over Rs 21,000 crore in cooking gas LPG subisdy in the last two financial years as paying the dole directly into bank accounts of actual users helped eliminate duplicate connections as well as diversions, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.

  • PM Ujjwala Yojana To Succeed Only With Samajwadi Pension: Akhilesh Yadav

    PM Ujjwala Yojana To Succeed Only With Samajwadi Pension: Akhilesh Yadav

    A day after the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched to provide free LPG connections to the poor, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, in an apparent bid to take credit, today said the purchasing power for fuel is being provided by his government through Samajwadi Pension Fund.

  • Don't Read Too Much Politics Into Ballia Visit, Says PM Modi

    Don't Read Too Much Politics Into Ballia Visit, Says PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his visit to Uttar Pradesh to start the government's programme to distribute free cooking gas connections to BPL families should not be interpreted in political terms.

  • At Free Cooking Gas Scheme Launch, PM Modi Says He Is 'Shramik No 1'

    At Free Cooking Gas Scheme Launch, PM Modi Says He Is 'Shramik No 1'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to poor families as he attacked previous governments for just paying lip service to reducing poverty.

  • Non-Subsidised LPG, Jet Fuel Prices Hiked

    Non-Subsidised LPG, Jet Fuel Prices Hiked

    After petrol and diesel, prices of non-subsidised cooking gas, non-PDS (public distribution system) kerosene and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) were raised on Sunday, in line with global trends.

  • PM Launches Free Cooking Gas Scheme, Says 'My Government Is For The Poor'

    PM Launches Free Cooking Gas Scheme, Says 'My Government Is For The Poor'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pledged to ensure a better life for the poor, saying his government was "for the poor".

  • Petrol Price Hiked By 1.06/Litre, Diesel By Rs 2.94/Litre

    Petrol Price Hiked By 1.06/Litre, Diesel By Rs 2.94/Litre

    Petrol price was on Saturday hiked by Rs 1.06 per litre while diesel rate was increased by Rs 2.94 per litre.

  • 'E-Boats' For Varanasi Part Of PM Modi's Green Plan In Uttar Pradesh Today

    'E-Boats' For Varanasi Part Of PM Modi's Green Plan In Uttar Pradesh Today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi tomorrow where he will launch solar-powered boats for plying on river Ganga apart from distributing 1,000 e-rickshaws.

  • Government To Appoint 10,000 New LPG Distributors In FY2017

    Government To Appoint 10,000 New LPG Distributors In FY2017

    The ambitious Rs 8,000 crore scheme will provide 5 crore free LPG connections to BPL families using the money saved from 1.13 crore cooking gas users voluntarily giving up their subsidies.

  • PM To Launch Rs 8,000 Crore Scheme For Free LPG Connections To Poor

    PM To Launch Rs 8,000 Crore Scheme For Free LPG Connections To Poor

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on May 1 launch an ambitious Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to Below Poverty Line families using the money saved from 1.13 crore cooking gas users voluntarily giving up their subsidies.

  • Move Over LPG, Soon Subsidised Air Tickets

    Move Over LPG, Soon Subsidised Air Tickets

    Move over subsidised LPG cylinders. Soon there will be subsidised regional flights all over the country. The Cabinet is all set to approve the National Civil Aviation Policy that will give a big boost to regional connectivity where a regional air ticket will be sold on a subsidy just like LPG cylinder. The policy has proposed that airfares for all ...

  • Indian Oil to Set Up LPG Import Terminal at Chittagong

    Indian Oil to Set Up LPG Import Terminal at Chittagong

    State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Monday signed an agreement with Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) to set up an LPG import terminal at Chittagong and lay a pipeline from there to Tripura.

  • Rs 5 Lakh Free Insurance With LPG Cylinder. Did You Know?

    Rs 5 Lakh Free Insurance With LPG Cylinder. Did You Know?

    You buy different insurance covers to protect against various risks. But are you aware of the free insurance covers that you get with your LPG cylinder or an air ticket that you buy? Here are some of the insurance covers that you get for free.

  • Cooking Gas LPG Down Rs 4 Per Cylinder, Jet Fuel Price Up 8.7%

    Cooking Gas LPG Down Rs 4 Per Cylinder, Jet Fuel Price Up 8.7%

    Non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) now costs Rs 509.50 in Delhi as against Rs 513.50 previously. This is the third reduction in rates in a row. Prices were last cut by Rs 61.50 on March 1. Rates were reduced by Rs 82.5 per 14.2-kg bottle on February 1.

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