Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

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

Posted On: 11 FEB 2019 4:45PM by PIB Delhi

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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