The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distribution agencies have prepared a list of around 40,000 consumers having multiple gas connections.
The last date for filling the know-your customer (KYC) form is November 30, after which, agencies will seize all multiple LPG
"Out of the 40,000 defaulters, 85% have submitted the KYC forms," said Shashikant Sharma, president of All India LPG distributor, Gurgaon.
According to Sharma, Gurgaon has nearly 20 agencies and each of them had identified about 2,000 defaulters.
The date for filling the form was extended to November 30. With around 3.5 lakh LPG consumers and 25 dealers in the city, only 40% forms had been received by October 31.
The 40,000 defaulters comprise those with multiple gas connections in the same name but different addresses and connections with same name and addresses.
According to the rule, released on September 14, each consumer is entitled for one connection, which means a customer will get two cylinders. Moreover, a consumer can procure only six cylinders in a year at the cost of Rs. 405 per cylinder. Any extra cylinder procured will cost Rs. 747.
Not all consumers have to fill the KYC forms. Only those with two and more connections in the same name have to fulfill the procedure. Along with the form, the consumer is required to submit an identity proof, residence proof, an affidavit stating their address and a photograph.
"Once we collect all these forms, the data will be uploaded on all the agencies' websites. This data will be verified and companies will check the illegal sale of cylinders and multiple connections," added Sharma.
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