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LPG under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Rs 4,800-crore allocation for 3-crore additional free connections

Nearly 80% of the beneficiaries under the scheme refilled cylinders, said Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.

Opposition attacks government on move to do away with LPG subsidy

The opposition has slammed the government over LPG subsidy. Congress MP K C Venugopal said that it will adversely affect the common man, while TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay described the move as "anti-welfare", and CPI-M MP Sreemathy Teacher said the decision was cruel.


Soon, submit income tax return copy to get LPG subsidy

The IT Act forbids the income tax department from sharing income details of an assessee unless the Central government specifies an officer, authority or body to receive the data to perform his or its functions under a law.

Maharashtra leads in surrendering LPG subsidy

The state had been aggressively pursuing the centre’s campaign in over a dozen metros in Maharashtra.

The LPG puzzle

Whichever way one slices the data, it is clear that claims of a Rs 15,000 crore saving in LPG subsidy solely through Aadhaar are erroneous.

2 lakh consumers give up LPG subsidy in Pune

Officials from the food distribution office say that over a period, there has been a gradual response to give up on the subsidy.


The LPG model

NDA’s subsidy reform in the sector sets a template for other areas of the economy.

No LPG subsidy for taxpayers who earn over Rs 10 lakh annually: Govt

Tax payers with an annual income of more than Rs 10 lakh will not get subsidised LPG anymore, the government announced on Monday.

LPG subsidy transfer: Centre’s savings not more than Rs 143 cr, while it claims Rs 12,700 cr

The NDA initially reintroduced DBT for LPG in 54 districts in mid-November 2014, with nationwide roll out to all districts from January 2015.

Complying with order on Aadhaar, Centre assures SC

Court had said Aadhaar not must to avail social schemes.