45 lakh LPG consumers did not get subsidy for April, May


45 lakh LPG consumers did not get subsidy for April, May

bout 45 lakh LPG consumers in the State have not received their subsidy for April and May. While 20.5 lakh gas connections are yet to be linked with Aadhaar, which is mandatory to receive subsidy, a whopping 25.31 lakh consumers have not received subsidy in spite of submitting all documents, revealed data obtained by Express through RTI. The response was given by three oil companies – IOCL, BPCL and HPCL.

Many who received subsidy till March have been denied it in April and May allegedly due to technical glitches in the banking system due to which Aadhaar is getting delinked. The oil companies claimed that among active accounts many may have not demanded for refill and not updated their records for subsidy. Read More

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