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Customers can book LPG refill through a mobile app/customer portal using registered login.(File Photo for representation)

LPG customers soon to be free to choose distributors. Here's how

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2021 06:27 PM IST
  • The government has also made LPG connection portability easier for the customers. LPG consumers can now avail portability to another distributor of the same company without visiting the distributorship.
Representative Photo(Reuters)
Representative Photo(Reuters)

ATM withdrawal, gas cylinder prices: Changes expected from Feb 1

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2021 11:25 AM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on February 1. Many sectors have talked about their wishlist; PM Modi has said it will be continuation of the string of economic packages announced in past months.
Palaniswami also appealed to the people to take care and exercise caution while using Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in their households.(HT Photo (Representative Image))
Palaniswami also appealed to the people to take care and exercise caution while using Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in their households.(HT Photo (Representative Image))

LPG cylinder explodes in Tamil Nadu; three killed, four injured

Tiruvannamalai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 03:30 PM IST
The injured had been hospitalised and investigations were on with a case registered over the incident, suspected to have been triggered by a gas leak at a house in nearby Arani, a police official said.
The new system will be in place in 100 smart cities from November 1.(PTI)
The new system will be in place in 100 smart cities from November 1.(PTI)

From gas booking to high-security registration plates: New rules from November 1

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 06:19 PM IST
Customers will get an OTP on their registered mobile number. Only after providing this to the delivery person, the cylinder will be delivered.
Mr Kumar is sitting on his haunches, in the middle of all this equipment, wearing a t-shirt and shorts.(Mayank Austen Soofi)
Mr Kumar is sitting on his haunches, in the middle of all this equipment, wearing a t-shirt and shorts.(Mayank Austen Soofi)

Delhiwale: Meet the chef for the evening

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Mayank Austen Soofi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 03:33 AM IST
Mr Kumar is part of a “gang of workers”, laying out underground cables for a telecom company in this part of south Delhi.
Delivery persons transporting LPG gas cylinders in a rickshaw cart in Patna (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)
Delivery persons transporting LPG gas cylinders in a rickshaw cart in Patna (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)

You will need OTP for home delivery of LPG cylinder from Nov 1: All you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 01:47 PM IST
The system is called Delivery Authentication Code (DAC) and reports say it will help prevent theft and identify the right customer.
The rate of a 14.2 kilogram non-subsidised LPG cylinder was increased by Re 1 to Rs 594 with effect from July 1 in Delhi, according to data from Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL).(REUTERS)
The rate of a 14.2 kilogram non-subsidised LPG cylinder was increased by Re 1 to Rs 594 with effect from July 1 in Delhi, according to data from Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL).(REUTERS)

Non-subsidised LPG cylinder prices raised marginally. Check rates here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 11:47 AM IST
The price of non-subsidised LPG cylinder in Kolkata was raised by Rs 4.50 per cylinder, Rs 4 per cylinder in Chennai and Rs 3.50 per cylinder in Mumbai.
Firemen at a shed in the backyard of a Sector 37 house. Cupboards and other items stored there were completely damaged in the fire.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Firemen at a shed in the backyard of a Sector 37 house. Cupboards and other items stored there were completely damaged in the fire.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Man injured in Sector 37 fire caused by LPG cylinder leak

UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 08:28 PM IST
Yashwant Singh, who runs a bakery in Sector 22, said he rushed home from work after his wife called to tell him about the fire and was injured while attempting to put it out
The Rs 1.7 lakh crore Covid-19 welfare package that the government announced on March 26 specified only three free cooking gas cylinders to about 80 million poor households.(AFP)
The Rs 1.7 lakh crore Covid-19 welfare package that the government announced on March 26 specified only three free cooking gas cylinders to about 80 million poor households.(AFP)

Covid-19 package offers eight 5kg cooking gas refills for free till June

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 05:53 PM IST
PMUY was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 1, 2016 in Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) to provide free cooking gas connections to 50 million poor households.
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd on Wednesday slashed the price of non-subsidised domestic liquefied petroleum (LPG) gas by Rs 61.50 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi(REUTERS)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd on Wednesday slashed the price of non-subsidised domestic liquefied petroleum (LPG) gas by Rs 61.50 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi(REUTERS)

Prices of non-subsidised LPG cylinders reduced by up to Rs 65

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2020 01:25 PM IST
A 14.2-kg non-subsidised LPG cylinder will now cost Rs 744 in Delhi, it will cost Rs 714.50 in Mumbai (down by Rs 62), Rs 774.50 in Kolkata (down by Rs 65.5), and Rs 761.50 rupees in Chennai (down by Rs 64.5).
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presiding over a meeting with of senior officials to review availability of essential commodities at fair price shops in state(HT photo)
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presiding over a meeting with of senior officials to review availability of essential commodities at fair price shops in state(HT photo)

Coronavirus: Maintain steady supply of essential commodities, says Jai Ram

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2020 08:21 PM IST
He said that the district food and civil supplies controller concerned should ensure that flour mills provide uninterrupted services.
HT Image
HT Image

Jeweller bludgeoned to death with LPG cylinder

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 10:51 PM IST
The price of LPG was increased to Rs 858.50 per 14.2 kg cylinder from Rs 714 previously, according to a price notification of state-owned oil firms.(FILE PHOTO.)
The price of LPG was increased to Rs 858.50 per 14.2 kg cylinder from Rs 714 previously, according to a price notification of state-owned oil firms.(FILE PHOTO.)

LPG prices likely to drop next month, says Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 09:40 PM IST
The Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh. The minister will also visit the Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) located in Durg district of the state and hold meetings with steel plant officials.
Women Shiv Sena members make 'chapatis' on clay chulhas (ovens) during a unique protest against the LPG price hike in Jammu in December 2019.(PTI File Photo/Representative Image)
Women Shiv Sena members make 'chapatis' on clay chulhas (ovens) during a unique protest against the LPG price hike in Jammu in December 2019.(PTI File Photo/Representative Image)

In UP, Cong women workers cook food in earthen ovens to protest LPG price rise

Mathura | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 06:15 AM IST
Amid the cooking process, the Congress workers ranted the air with anti-government slogans, ruing “the skyrocketing prices” of various essential commodities.
The price hike will impact only a small section of the population. This is because all consumers who earn less than Rs 10 lakh per year are entitled to receiving subsidies on gas cylinders.(Reuters file photo)
The price hike will impact only a small section of the population. This is because all consumers who earn less than Rs 10 lakh per year are entitled to receiving subsidies on gas cylinders.(Reuters file photo)

After 20% price rise, LPG cylinder to now cost 858

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 03:05 AM IST
A cooking gas cylinder will now cost Rs 858.5 in Delhi following the sharp hike. Petroleum ministry officials familiar with the decision said the price hike was delayed until after the Delhi elections, whose results were declared on Tuesday.
The oil marketing companies (OMCs) incurred gross under-recoveries of Rs 43,300 crore in FY19, of which LPG accounted for Rs 31,500 crore (73 per cent).(Reuters File Photo)
The oil marketing companies (OMCs) incurred gross under-recoveries of Rs 43,300 crore in FY19, of which LPG accounted for Rs 31,500 crore (73 per cent).(Reuters File Photo)

Cooking gas prices may rise further as oil subsidies end by 2022

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 10:15 AM IST
Sources said that taking advantage of low oil prices, government may give nod to state-run oil marketing companies to increase price of subsidised LPG cylinder gradually
HT Image
HT Image

6 hurt in LPG cylinder explosion in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 10:52 PM IST
Cooking gas cylinders remain unaffordable for the poor despite a big push by the government to provide free liquefied natural gas (LGP) connections to disadvantaged households.(REUTERS)
Cooking gas cylinders remain unaffordable for the poor despite a big push by the government to provide free liquefied natural gas (LGP) connections to disadvantaged households.(REUTERS)

LPG cylinders still unaffordable for poor: CAG

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 07:05 AM IST
The PMUY, popularly known as Ujjwala, is aimed at eliminating health hazards poor women face from indoor pollution by increasing their access to clean, smoke-free cooking fuel.
Beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Parliament house, New Delhi, August 3, 2018(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Parliament house, New Delhi, August 3, 2018(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

How the humble LPG cylinder is changing lives of rural women

By Vijayashree Yellappa
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2019 05:14 PM IST
In a nutshell, the Ujjwala scheme is heralding “The Blue Flame Revolution”. It is impacting the lives of poor rural women by empowering and allowing them leisure time which they rightfully deserve.
The incident was reported to the RPF by one Narasimha from Hyderabad.(Twitter/@ANI)
The incident was reported to the RPF by one Narasimha from Hyderabad.(Twitter/@ANI)

Andhra man puts LPG cylinder on railway track to shoot viral video, arrested

Chittoor | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 03:40 PM IST
The youth, identified as Ramireddy, was arrested for performing misadventures on Railway tracks.
Non-subsidised or market priced LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates, will now cost Rs. 574.50 with effect from Wednesday midnight, the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said in a statement.(HT FILE)
Non-subsidised or market priced LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates, will now cost Rs. 574.50 with effect from Wednesday midnight, the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said in a statement.(HT FILE)

Non-subsidised LPG cylinder price cut by Rs. 62.50

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 07:24 AM IST
Non-subsidised or market priced LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates.
11 persons, including a 4-year-old child, sustained burn injuries on Thursday afternoon after a cooking gas cylinder caught fire.(HT File)
11 persons, including a 4-year-old child, sustained burn injuries on Thursday afternoon after a cooking gas cylinder caught fire.(HT File)

11 injured as LPG cylinder catches fire in Delhi’s Nangloi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 10:09 PM IST
According to the Delhi fire service officials, they received a call at their control room at 12.46pm that a house has caught fire in Shri Ram Colony, Nilothi Extension, and several people are injured.
Seven people, including four children, were injured after a cooking gas cylinder exploded inside a house in Shahadra’s Jwala Nagar on Sunday morning(HT Photo)
Seven people, including four children, were injured after a cooking gas cylinder exploded inside a house in Shahadra’s Jwala Nagar on Sunday morning(HT Photo)

4 kids among 7 injured as gas cylinder explodes in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 04:26 AM IST
Atul Garg, chief fire officer of Delhi Fire Services, said they got a call around 8.45am reporting the fire following a blast in an LPG cylinder on the third floor of building number 116 in Jwala Nagar.
Subsidised cooking gas price will be Rs 494.35 per cylinder.(AFP photo)
Subsidised cooking gas price will be Rs 494.35 per cylinder.(AFP photo)

Non-subsidised LPG cylinders to be cheaper by Rs 100 from Monday

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 09:30 PM IST
The cooking gas in Delhi will be priced at Rs 637 per cylinder from midnight tonight as against Rs 737.50 currently, IOC said in a statement.
Investigations into the TikTok murder case on Monday led the police to discover a secret chamber in the house of gangster Sandeep Silothia (32) in Najafgarh from which the gangster was removed and arrested.(REUTERS)
Investigations into the TikTok murder case on Monday led the police to discover a secret chamber in the house of gangster Sandeep Silothia (32) in Najafgarh from which the gangster was removed and arrested.(REUTERS)

Unearthed: Raid reveals secret kitchen chamber in wanted gangster’s house

New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 07:38 AM IST
Police said Silothia is wanted in connection with five cases of murder, attempt to murder and extortion, and was on the run after jumping parole in a murder case, reported from outer Delhi’s Chhawla in 2015.
10K LPG cylinders, gas stoves in state govt-run primary schools missing or stolen in the past decade.(Representative image)
10K LPG cylinders, gas stoves in state govt-run primary schools missing or stolen in the past decade.(Representative image)

Mid day meal: DMs to probe LPG cylinders’ theft

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 11:23 AM IST
As many as 10,000 LPG cylinders and gas stoves meant for cooking of mid-day meal for students in government-run primary schools have gone missing or stolen from various districts of Uttar Pradesh in the last decade.
Artisans at work at a small unit that handles gold and silver ornamental work in Regar Pura in Karol Bagh, in New Delhi(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Artisans at work at a small unit that handles gold and silver ornamental work in Regar Pura in Karol Bagh, in New Delhi(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Been in business since ‘70s, have updated methods, say traders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi and Joydeep Thakur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 04:43 AM IST
Kunal filed a plea regarding these units in Beadon Pura area in the National Green Tribunal (NGT)
Sudhanshu Singh of Vaishali Enterprises, Danapur said ten employees were deputed to paste stickers on LPG cylinders for delivery to about 20,000 customers in both urban and rural areas.(HT Photo)
Sudhanshu Singh of Vaishali Enterprises, Danapur said ten employees were deputed to paste stickers on LPG cylinders for delivery to about 20,000 customers in both urban and rural areas.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: LPG cylinders to be ‘ambassadors’ of LS polls awareness in Patna

Hindustan Times, PATNA | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 03:00 PM IST
Gas cylinders with awareness stickers carrying the district’s logo would reach thousands of households, be it in villages, panchayats or urban homes and remind people to exercise their voting rights, said Ravi.
Two inmates were injured in high security Central Jail here after police took action against
Two inmates were injured in high security Central Jail here after police took action against

2 inmates injured in Srinagar jail clashes

Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 11:25 PM IST
Police and jail officials said some inmates indulged in rioting and arson on Thursday evening leading to a standoff with prison staff and later clashes with police.
Security personnel inspect the mangled remains of a car which exploded near a CRPF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway at Banihal in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on March 30.(PTI)
Security personnel inspect the mangled remains of a car which exploded near a CRPF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway at Banihal in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on March 30.(PTI)

Man behind car blast in J&K tried to target CRPF convoy, arrested: Police

Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 03:33 PM IST
Forensic experts had recovered LPG cylinders, a can filled with petrol, gelatin stick, urea and sulphur, the pre-requisites for making improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from the spot.
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