Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
26-November-2010 18:47 IST
MoU with UIDAI to curb LPG diversion
The Petroleum & Natural Gas Ministry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to curb diversion of LPG cylinders in the country. Shri Deora informed that the MoU will ensure distribution of LPG cylinders to the rightful persons based on certification of their identity through a handheld device having their fingerprints and other personal details. He said the scheme would be operationalized in a few district including seven in Andhra Pradesh, Pune in Maharashtra and Chandigarh on a pilot basis.