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Tag: Lpg

Commercial LPG Cylinder Price Hiked In Delhi By Rs 105
Commercial LPG Cylinder Price Hiked In Delhi By Rs 105

For Mumbai and Chennai, prices were hiked by Rs 106 and Rs 105, respectively. It will now come at Rs 1,963 and Rs 2,145 in these two metros, data showed.

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Miscreants Loot Rs 10.8 Lakh Cash From LPG Agency Employee In Bhadrak During Lockdown

Bhadrak: Three unidentified miscreants allegedly looted Rs 10.8 lakh cash after attacking an employee of an LPG distribution agency near Jijharpur Railway crossing under Tihidi block of Bhadrak district today. The victim employee has been identified has Pramod Bhanja. He has been admitted to Tihidi Community Health Centre and stated to be stable now. As […]

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No Subsidy For Domestic LPG Customers Onwards May

New Delhi: Lower global oil prices have not helped reduce auto fuel prices for consumers but it has saved the government from paying subsidy on cooking gas cylinder into the accounts of household beneficiaries. From May, the government will not be paying subsidy into the accounts of domestic LPG customers in all metros under the […]

VP To Inaugurate LPG Bottling Plant In Odisha On Dec 27

Bolangir: A new LPG bottling plant set up at a cost of Rs 103 crore by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in Bolangir district will be inaugurated by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on December 27. The plant with a capacity to produce 42 lakh cylinders per year is scheduled to be dedicated to the […]

LPG price reduced by over Rs 100 per cylinder; to cost Rs 663 in Bhubaneswar

New Delhi: With the price of non-subsidised LPG being cut by over Rs 100 per cylinder on the back of softening international rates, the cost of LPG cylinder in Bhubaneswar reduced to Rs 663. The cooking gas in Delhi will be priced at Rs 637 per cylinder from midnight tonight as against Rs 737.50 currently, […]

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Govt achieves 87% of 8 cr free LPG connections target; gives out 7-croreth connection

New Delhi: The government Friday gave out the 7-croreth free cooking gas (LPG) connection as the scheme to make available cleaner fuel in every household kitchens runs ahead of schedule. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said 7 crore connections have been realised in last 34 months under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) which translates into […]

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Truckers allege irregularities in tender process of Balasore LPG bottling plant

Balasore: Truckers engaged in transportation of LPG cylinders in Indian Oil Corporation’s bottling plant in Balasore have alleged that the plant authorities have shown undue favors to the truckers from outside the state while allocating the tender for transportation. The protesting transporters said that they have been providing service since the last 30 years and […]

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Pradhan inaugurates 3 projects worth Rs 321 cr

Balasore/Baripada: Petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched three projects including a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bottling unit built at the cost of Rs 321 crore in Balasore district. The three projects were inaugurated near Hidigaon village on Balasore-Chandipur road in presence of senior officials of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL). The Paradip-Haldia-Barauni […]

9 crore new LPG connections provided in 4 years: Dharmendra

New Delhi: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that nine crore new LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections have been distributed in the last four years, including 3.5 crore connections provided under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). Speaking at the launch of PMUY scheme in Delhi, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Pradhan said, […]

Prices of cooking gas, jet fuel hiked

New Delhi: Price of subsidised cooking gas was hiked by Rs 4.50 per cylinder and jet fuel by 2 per cent. The increase in cooking gas price is the 19th increase in rates since July 2016 when the government decided to eliminate subsidy on it by raising prices every month. Subsidised LPG price has been hiked by […]

Jet fuel price hiked by 6%; LPG costlier by Rs 1.50 a cylinder

New Delhi: Jet fuel or ATF price was today hiked by a steep 6 per cent on firming international rates, the third straight increase in rates since August. Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) will now cost Rs 53,045 per kilolitre (kl) in Delhi, Rs 3,025 per kl more than Rs 50,020 previously, according to a price […]

Opposition demands roll-back of LPG price hike

New Delhi: Opposition parties on Tuesday demanded a roll-back of the central government’s decision to increase the price of subsidised cooking gas by Rs 4 per cylinder every month. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Congress member K.C. Venugopal said the government is working on speedy elimination of subsidy on cooking gas which will affect […]

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Dharmendra Pradhan's brother granted anticipatory bail in vigilance case

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today granted conditional anticipatory bail to Soumendra, the elder brother of Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in the vigilance case over alleged black marketing and adulteration of cooking gas by the agency in Talcher owned by him. The court has asked Soumendra to cooperate with the probe team during course of […]

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PMUY effect: LPG coverage increases from 20% to 43% in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After the launch of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) coverage in Odisha reportedly increased from 20% of the total households in 2014 to 43% in 2017. “LPG coverage has increased from 20% in June 2014 to 43% at present in terms of penetration when comparing active customers with calculated current […]

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Centre-State in face-off over slashing of kerosene quota

Bhubaneswar: In an apparent face-off between Odisha government and Centre over slashing of kerosene quota, BJP has asked the State to check black marketing of the essential commodity before demanding for more while ruling BJD alleged the cooking gas under Ujjwala scheme is being distributed at party level only and not the eligible beneficiaries. The […]

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Ujjwala Yojana still a far-fetched dream for many in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: While the Centre is letting no stone unturned in spreading awareness related to Ujjwala Yojana which is intended to benefit poor women, many villages in Sambalpur disctict of Odisha still have no LPG connections. One such example is the Maoist-affected Nunvet village in the district. The women here don’t even know about Ujjwala Yojana; […]

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Vig raid on LPG agency: HC grants interim protection to Dharmendra’s brother

Cuttack: The High Court has extended interim protection from arrest to Soumendra Pradhan, brother of Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in the vigilance case of cooking gas black marketing. The court will hold the next hearing after two weeks, Soumendra’s counsel Dharanidhar Nayak said. Apprehending arrest, brother of the Union minister had filed an anticipatory bail […]

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'30L new LPG connections under PMUY in Odisha by 2018-end'

Bhubaneswar: To bring in more households under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), 30 lakh new LPG connections would be given in Odisha by 2018-end, a senior official of Indian Oil Corporation said today. In order to achieve the goal, oil marketing companies would release 30 lakh new LPG connections under PMUY and ten lakh under […]

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Ujjwala scheme: State, Centre lock horns

War of words through letter exchanges between the Chief Secretary of Odisha and Oil Ministry officials ensued over invitation to guests at functions at different places in the State for the launch of Ujjwala scheme in phases

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LPG not just gas, its catalyst for social change: Pradhan

Terming LPG a catalyst for social change, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the Centre is striving to make cooking gas accessible to the poorest of the poor in the country and make villages pollution-free

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Free LPG for 30 lakh BPL women in Odisha in three years: Dharmendra

Sambalpur: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas (PNG) minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said a target has been set to provide LPG connections to 30 lakh BPL women in the state in the next three years. Besides, 10 lakh people in the non-BPL category would also be provided LPG. “At present 33 out of 100 families in […]

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Govt in a fix over selection of beneficiaries under Ujjwala scheme

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is in a quandary over selection of eligible BPL beneficiaries under the Centre’s recently announced Ujjwala scheme after the latter said that it would follow the list of genuine applicants sent by the States while implementing the welfare scheme across the country. Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana – a scheme […]

Kolkata students design 'smart trolley' that tracks LPG usage

After smartphones, gear up for the "smart trolley", a unique device designed by two Kolkata students that signals excessive liquid petroleum gas (LPG) usage and also helps track it's consumption

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LPG consumers to get cash subsidy in bank A/Cs from Thursday

LPG consumers across the country will from tomorrow get cash subsidy directly into their bank accounts so that they buy the cooking fuel at market price

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ATF price hiked by 1%, non-subsidised LPG rate cut by Rs 53

Jet fuel or ATF price has been hiked by a marginal 1 per cent while rates of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) have been cut by Rs 53.5 per kg reflecting global trends

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Consumers can get LPG cylinders without Aadhaar account: Govt

Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha today.....

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