Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

CENTRE COULD PROVIDE 20LAKH LPG CONNECTIONS TO TELANGANA : UNION MINISTER , SHRI DHARMENDRA PRADHAN

Posted On: 14 APR 2018 6:56PM by PIB Hyderabad

  Union minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan  today inaugurated the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Suryapet, Telangana today. Speaking on the occasion he said that the Centre would provide 20lakh LPG connections to Telangana state. He said that in districts of Telangana like Mahaboobabad, Jayashankar Bhupalapalli, Konstantinos Bheem Asifabad, there are households which do not have LPG. He said 6 refills of LPG would be provided to consumers with subsidy. He said that LPG outlets at present 707, more outlets will be opened taking them to 1000, LPG connections under Pradhan mantri Ujwal Yojana. There would be no Mandal without LPG distribution outlet.

               Shri Pradhan said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that women would be provided LPG connections to mitigate their difficulties while cooking on chullahs . He said the centre has provided 3 crore 46 lakh LPG connections in the past 4 years.

The minister further said that the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan would be implemented from April 14, the birthday of Baba Saheb Ambedkar the architect of our Constitution to May 5, 2018.

The centre is committed to improving the lives of the poor and the downtrodden, he added. The minister distributed the LPG connections to the beneficiaries.

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Member of Parliament, Dr.K.Lakshman, MLA, Ramchander Rao, MLC, HPCL, BPCL and IOCL officials have attended in the programme.



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