Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Subsidy given up on LPG cylinders

Posted On: 10 FEB 2021 1:22PM by PIB Delhi

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have reported that as on 01.02.2021, 1.08 crore LPG consumers have given up their subsidy.

The prices of petroleum products including LPG in the country are linked to the prices of respective products in the international market. However, the Government continues to modulate the effective price to consumer for Subsidised Domestic LPG and the consumers get the products at subsidised rate. The subsidy on Subsidised Domestic LPG increase/decrease with the increase/decrease in the product price in international market and decision of Government on subsidy.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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