Increasing LPG Coverage in the Country

LPG is one of the ‘clean’ cooking fuel with present consumer base of 17cr in the country and present coverage is 60% of the households. Government of India is committed to ...

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Increasing LPG Coverage in the Country

LPG is one of the ‘clean’ cooking fuel with present consumer base of 17cr in the country and present coverage is 60% of the households. Government of India is committed to increase LPG coverage in the country to 75% of the household. Present, LPG distributor network has more than 17000 distributors spread having presence in both Rural and Urban areas of the Country. Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India is of the view that there is a need to increase of LPG coverage in the rural areas considering the benefits of LPG in terms of health and environment. Ministry recognizes that availability, accessibility and affordability of LPG are the key factors to increase the LPG coverage in rural areas. This can be done with bringing in new distributorships aligning with challenges encountered with respect of making them available to the last mile.

Therefore, Ministry solicits suggestions/inputs from citizens on the new model of distributorship particularly for the areas such as Hilly/Desert/Densely forested/other difficult locations. Also, to suggest names of locations which require establishing new distributorship.

The extant Guidelines for Selection of Distributorship is available on www.petroleum.nic.in

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Sandeep Kumar_515 1 year 7 months ago

सरकार नाम की कोई चीज नही है इस देश में गरीबों की कोई सुनवाई नही है वैसे तो सरकार बी.पी.ल के कनेक्शन देने की बात करती है में दो महीने से चक्कर काट रहा हु नरवाना गैस सर्विस एजेंसी मेआज तक बीपील का कनेक्शन नही मिला तो बार बार मना कर देते है और कही कोई सुनवाई नही होती है इस में सरकार की तरफ से लेटर जारी किया था वो साथ में लगा दिया है और मेरा बी पी ल राशन कार्ड भी साथ में लगा रखा है फिर भी मेरी कोई सुनवाई नही है मेरा नाम संदीप कुमारS/oरामफूल,गॉव डूमरखा खुर्द तह नरवाना जींद हरियाणा का स्थाई निवासी हु

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Adarsh Singh 1 year 7 months ago

It should be in JAM way-
1.Giving call(miss) from aadhar registered no.
2.Get in call return to take request.
3.After which sending a representative within a stipulated time for all formalities.
4.All the amount for registration should be deposited in bank account which is registered with aadhar and #LPG distributor every amount to be deposited in BANK only
5-Providing Connections within a stipulated time.

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Abhishek Kr Singh 1 year 7 months ago

All sansad and vidhayak aadarsh gram should have 100% Aadhar and LPG connection.
The best way to implement is to remove from service the 10%worst performing food officers of the state w.r.t. above target.

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Abhishek Kr Singh 1 year 7 months ago

In Chattisgarh distributorship should b at following places
1)Awapalli ,district Bijapur
2)Gangaloor, district Bijapur
3) Nagri, district dhamtari
4) Pasta, district Balrampur
5) Bagicha, district Jashpur
6) Pratappur,district Surajpur

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B Bala Jawahar 1 year 7 months ago

Govt may think of doing away with subsidized gas to all those whose annual income is more than 10 lakhs per annum.This may increase the LPG coverage to the needy.

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Pratik Labhane 1 year 7 months ago

I think India should start providing LPG through pipelines instead of cylinders so that people dont have to worry about cylinders and only pay the bill. This is already present in some places like mumbai. By this way people will not have to worry about buying or applying for new connection and instead just have to pay bill. This will readily help more coverage because people have to go through many formalities just to get a connection.

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Ganesh Hajare 1 year 7 months ago

Dear...
India have to focus on solar power. if we can start to promote solar power then it will be save lot of natural resources like gas... initially it will be little costly but for the point of view in longer benefits it will be important...

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Bhavinkumar_1 1 year 7 months ago

Dear Sir,
We have observed that many restaurants and street vendors are still using domestic LPG cylinders for commercial purposes. To avoid this misuse of subsidised domestic cylinders, I request to initiate the process of coding of each LPG cylinders. This could enable to link each alloted/distributed cylinder with the unique customer number.So that during inspection this faulty can be easily identified and brought under the ambit of this unlawful practices.

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ANKIT GOEL 1 year 7 months ago

sir the place must be people friendly and the people sitting there must talk polietely so that they dnt fear of talking with them and they proudly say that "ACHHE DINN AA GAYE HAI" I know sir it is very easy to say but to put them in practical is very difficult as it takes lots of efforts but sir u r the only hope as there is long way ahead and there are so many problems

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ANKIT GOEL 1 year 7 months ago

sir in our country poor people still gets LPG cylinders on very high cost they are getting it around Rs100 to Rs 150 per kg as they dnt have lpg connection shopkeepers gives them gas in small cylinders of around 2 or 3 kg and they refill it in around 300 to 500.Actual poor people are still getting LPG at very High price Sir for this we can sell small cylinders on karyana shops only for poor or they can be available at gas agencies but the place within in the reach of people easily