Press Trust of India | Saturday April 23, 2016
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 23, 2016
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.
Thursday April 21, 2016
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 ...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 19, 2016
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.
NDTV Profit Team | Tuesday April 19, 2016
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.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 1, 2016
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 26, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Centre's policy of giving LPG subsidy directly in consumers' bank accounts has saved the country Rs 15,000 crore last year.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 22, 2016
Aaadhaar, the unique identity number, is being used for transfer of LPG subsidy and some other government programmes.
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 12, 2016
A day after the Lok Sabha approved a Bill to provide statutory backing to Aadhaar, the Finance Ministry on Saturday said the direct benefit transfer (DBT) for fertiliser subsidy will be rolled out soon.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 10, 2016
The Cabinet today approved a Rs 8,000-crore scheme to provide cooking gas connections free of cost to women members of poor households.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 9, 2016
Stressing that the government is committed towards reforming the subsidy structure, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said 83 lakh people have voluntarily given up their LPG subsidy so far.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 1, 2016
This jet fuel price hike breaks the cycle of three consecutive price cuts earlier.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 29, 2016
Government will provide five crore LPG connections on a concessional rate to below poverty line (BPL) families over three years till 2018-19, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.
NDTV Profit Team | Monday February 29, 2016
Prices of cars, utility vehicles and luxury cars are set to go up after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed a 1 per cent cess on LPG, CNG and other cars.
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 26, 2016
An elderly couple were killed today in an LPG cylinder explosion at their house in Viswakarma area in the district, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 26, 2016
Advocating rationalising LPG subsidy, the pre-Budget Economic Survey has called for cutting supply of below-market priced cooking gas to 10 cylinders per household in a year from 12 cylinders, at present.
Press Trust on India | Friday February 26, 2016
Currently, any requirement above 12 bottles has to be bought at market price.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 10, 2016
Six schoolchildren were among at least 10 people killed when a fireball erupted as a tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) collided with a car in eastern Pakistan today, engulfing surrounding vehicles, officials said.
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.