‘11,000 Goan households still using kerosene as cooking fuel’


‘11,000 Goan households still using kerosene as cooking fuel’

As many as 11,000 Goan households are still using kerosene as a cooking fuel, and the government will be providing them with LPG connections under Prime Minister’s Ujjwala Yojana, revealed assistant manager, HPCL, Vaibhav Bhagat.
Addressing media persons, Bhagat along with BPCL assistant manager Mathura Baidya said that till date IOC has released 83, BPCL 314 and HPCL 348 (liquefied petroleum gas) LPG connections, totaling 754 LPG connections under the scheme till December 27 with total North Goa district coverage standing at 129.12 per cent as against the earlier coverage of 112.5 per cent as on April 1, 2016.

While in South Goa district, IOC has released 28, BPCL 4 and HPCL 277 LPG connections totalling 309 LPG connections under the scheme till December 27 and the district coverage stands at 120.2 per cent as against earlier 108.8 per cent as on April 1, 2016, he added. Read More

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