Date of commissioning of the plant has been postponed from June this year to May 2022. This means a further delay of nearly a year
The price of LPG cylinders have been hiked 18 times this year and two times in the month of December alone.
A subsidised cooking gas cylinder was priced at Rs 497 in Delhi in June 2019. Since then, prices have cumulatively gone up by Rs 147.
Meanwhile, the city, which has more than 45 lakh gas connections, has seen an increase in the sale of 14.2 kg LPG cylinders used for domestic purposes.
In addition to the above, to meet the increasing demand of LPG in AP, 120 TMTPA grassroot LPG bottling plant at a cost of Rs 167 crore is coming up in Chittoor.
The government gives 12 cooking gas (LPG) cylinders of 14.2-kg each to households in a year at a subsidised rate. This subsidy is directly paid into the bank accounts of the users.
The death toll in the LPG cylinder blast in Arni rose to five after two women succumbed to burn injuries at GVMCH in Vellore on Tuesday.
The sources informed that the blast was triggered when one of the occupants of the house tried to light the stove in the morning to prepare tea.
The new IVRS number is an all-India number and aims to be a unified facility for Indane consumers across the country, an IOC spokesman stated
According to the petitioner, the delivery boys demand and collect extra money ranging from Rs 20 to Rs 100 if the house is situated in an apartment complex
The IOCL has two auto LPG facilities in the city including the Raj Bhawan Square Filling Station.
The explosion was followed by a huge fire at the spot and firefighters and disaster rapid action force rushed to the spot to control the situation.
Driven by environmental and health concerns, the government has also been implementing schemes to help lower-income families cope with the cost of switching from dirtier biomass to LPG.
As per the complaints, the outlets meant for these communities were sanctioned to other persons.
The draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill released by the Centre is facing stiff opposition from stakeholders, with critics stating that making the proposed system viable will be a difficult task.