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5 kg LPG cylinders sale begins


The News Bureau, Dec 27

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched the sale of 5 kg cylinders under Free Trade LPG scheme at 100 locations across Delhi to cater to the needs of all sections including economically backward families and students.

There are migrant labourers, students and IT professionals, who do not have proof of address. Such people can buy 5 kg LPG cylinder at market price from various locations.


present cost of a non-subsidized 5 kg LPG connection including the cost of equipment is Rs 1887. The refill price is Rs 351 and it shall vary on monthly basis.  Customers can take a 5 Kg LPG Cylinder connection at subsidized rate by registering with Oil Marketing Companies.

A 5 kg New connection with security of cylinder and regulator along with other charges costs Rs 905 as against a new 14.2 kg connection costing Rs 2297. The present subsidy on the 5 kg cylinder is Rs 196 per cylinder and the connection is available from LPG distributorships of OMCs.

He also approved extension of Corporate Social Responsibility fund for all households below the poverty line including in urban areas. 


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