Press Trust of India | Monday January 25, 2016
Earlier, only online booking facility was available for Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum (HP), and Bharat Petroleum (BP) customers, with cash on delivery payment.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 24, 2016
Consumers can now make online payment for the cooking gas or LPG cylinders at the time of booking.
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 24, 2016
Targeting to add 10 crore new LPG connections in next three years, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said oil marketing companies are mulling to sell new cooking gas on an EMI basis, just like for other consumer durables.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 23, 2016
As preparations for the Budget for 2016-17 pick up pace, the Finance Ministry on Wednesday highlighted "the promises met" relating to the last Budget, including those of subsidy and agriculture.
Press Trust of India | Friday January 15, 2016
The government has set an ambitious target of opening 10,000 new LPG dealerships in 2016 on top of around 16,000 existing dealers in the country.
Press Trust of India | Monday January 11, 2016
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday held a meeting with secretaries and the CEA to discuss ways to streamline the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for ensuring that only the needy get the subsidies.
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 10, 2016
The entire direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for distribution of government subsidy is likely to be handled by Post Bank - the new payments bank which will be under the Department of Posts.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 9, 2016
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has launched an online initiative to seek suggestions from LPG consumers across the country, which will help in providing efficient and friendly service.
Press Trust of India | Friday January 1, 2016
After paying subsidy to LPG users in their bank accounts, the government will from April 1 roll out a similar programme for kerosene where the users will buy the cooking fuel at market rate but will get financial support directly in their bank accounts.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 1, 2016
Government today declared 2016 as the 'Year of LPG Consumers' while unveiling plans to make the clean cooking fuel available to all households by end of 2018 and roll out online bill payment facility and transparent gas cylinders.
NDTV Profit Team | Friday January 1, 2016
Indian Oil Corporation has hiked prices of non-subsidised LPG cylinders, or the cooking gas a consumer buys on exhausting the subsidy quota. The hike came into effect from midnight of December 31, 2015 and January 1, 2016.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 30, 2015
The move to stop LPG subsidies to high earning consumers with a taxable income of above Rs 10 lakh a year may result in a saving of up to Rs 500 crore for the government, Icra estimates.
NDTV Profit Team | Wednesday December 30, 2015
Cooking gas consumers with taxable income of more than Rs.10 lakh per annum will no longer get benefit of the subsidy on gas cylinders. This will be applicable from New Year.
Press Trust of India | Monday December 28, 2015
Taxpayers with annual income of more than Rs 10 lakh will not get subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from next month as the government on Monday decided to limit supply of the underpriced fuel to cut subsidies.
NDTV Profit Team | Monday December 28, 2015
Consumers are currently entitled to 12 cylinders at cheaper rates in a year. For more, they have to pay the market price.
IANS | Tuesday December 1, 2015
On Monday, the three state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) reduced petrol and diesel prices in the national capital by Rs.0.58 per liter and Rs.0.25 per liter respectively.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 30, 2015
Reliance Industries is facing a 40 per cent cut in the marketing margin it charges on selling its KG-D6 gas to fertilizer and LPG plants after the government notified a ceiling of Rs 200 per thousand standard cubic meters (scm).
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
The government on Wednesday fixed a maximum marketing margin that firms like Reliance Industries can charge on selling natural gas to fertiliser and LPG plants at Rs 200, a 12.5 per cent cut from current charge of Rs 225.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 14, 2015
Urging consumers to give up subsidy on LPG, he said from the time of implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), the government has been able to save Rs 15,000 crore in the last fiscal.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 15, 2015
The NDA government is mulling to lift the subsidy on LPG cylinder for consumers with annual income above Rs 10 lakh, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Saturday.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 6, 2015
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday hinted of stopping supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to the well-off as only 42.5 lakh out of nearly 15 crore cooking gas consumers have so far voluntarily give up subsidy.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
State gas utility GAIL India on Tuesday reported a 66.19 per cent plunge in second quarter net profit on lower LPG and petrochemical prices.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The shine is coming off once bright prospects for natural gas as the future fossil fuel of choice in Asia as power companies in India and Southeast Asia tap abundant and cheap domestic coal resources to generate electricity.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
The reduction comes on the back of 5.5 per cent or Rs 2,245.92 per kilolitre increase in ATF price on October 1.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the surrender of LPG subsidy under 'Give it up' scheme is a huge climate action as with the resultant enlarged LPG supply, more than 95 per cent households would be covered by the year 2030.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Sunday October 18, 2015
Closing in on the possible reason behind Friday's Kurla restaurant blaze, Government of Maharashtra fire advisor says waiter turning fan regulator caused spark that ignited LPG cloud on mezzanine floor
Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
A total of Rs 14,672 crore is saved in LPG subsidy in a year as a result of direct benefit transfer, the government said on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Saturday October 10, 2015
The proposed Paradip-Durgapur LPG pipeline will be ready by the next year to boost supplies, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) chairman B Ashok said on Saturday.
Thomson Reuters | Friday October 9, 2015
LPG is best known to consumers as propane or butane used in heating appliances and vehicles. But it is also used in the petrochemicals industry and the electricity sector, acting as a replacement for diesel in generators and power stations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 8, 2015
The Supreme Court today assured the Centre and bodies like SEBI and RBI that it will take a decision by tomorrow evening on their plea seeking setting up a larger bench for modifying an earlier order restricting the voluntary use of Aadhaar card to PDS and LPG schemes only.