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Nearly 1.04 crore LPG consumers voluntarily surrender their LPG subsidy under ‘GiveItUp’ campaign.

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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.

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Annexure
State/UT Connections released under PMUY
Andaman and Nicobar Islands                                                                                  7,771
Andhra Pradesh                                                                            2,28,748
Arunachal Pradesh                                                                                37,780
Assam                                                                          25,03,843
Bihar                                                                          73,82,156
Chandigarh                                                                                        76
Chhattisgarh                                                                          26,78,156
Dadra and Nagar Haveli                                                                                13,410
Daman and Diu                                                                                     415
Delhi                                                                                67,250
Goa                                                                                  1,060
Gujarat                                                                          21,36,441
Haryana                                                                            6,41,134
Himachal Pradesh                                                                                98,705
Jammu and Kashmir                                                                            9,31,144
Jharkhand                                                                          26,89,286
Karnataka                                                                          21,81,193
Kerala                                                                            1,69,353
Lakshadweep                                                                                     287
Madhya Pradesh                                                                          57,62,210
Maharashtra                                                                          37,36,880
Manipur                                                                            1,13,349
Meghalaya                                                                            1,35,256
Mizoram                                                                                25,222
Nagaland                                                                                47,205
Odisha                                                                          37,64,318
Puducherry                                                                                13,074
Punjab                                                                          11,71,270
Rajasthan                                                                          49,27,091
Sikkim                                                                                  6,422
Tamil Nadu                                                                          29,44,543
Telangana                                                                            6,44,215
Tripura                                                                            2,10,109
Uttar Pradesh                                                                        113,58,459
Uttarakhand                                                                            3,02,231
West Bengal                                                                          72,76,421
Total                                              642,06,483
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