open view news desk
As on 06.02.2019, nearly 1.04 crore LPG consumers have voluntarily surrendered their LPG subsidy under ‘GiveItUp’ campaign. State/UT-wise details LPG connections released under Pradhan Mantri Ujjala Yojna are at Annexure.
Domestic LPG prices are revised every month in line with international price of LPG with corresponding revision in monthly LPG subsidy under PAHAL scheme. Entire subsidy burden is borne by the Government. In the current month (Feb, 2019), the price of domestic non-subsidized LPG cylinder (14.2 kg) in Delhi market is Rs. 659. The effective cost to the consumer is Rs. 493.53. The per cylinder subsidy borne by government for the current month is Rs. 165.47. The year-/month-wise details of the LPG prices may be seen at PPAC website:www.ppac.gov.in
All India average LPG refill consumption for PMUY beneficiaries during FY 2017-18 is 3.4. All India LPG average consumption during FY 2017-18 is 6.77.
This information was given by Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.
|State/UT||Connections released under PMUY|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||7,771|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||13,410|
|Daman and Diu||415|
|Jammu and Kashmir||9,31,144|