After increasing the LPG coverage by oil marketing companies (OMCs) to 72.84 per cent in the last fiscal, the Petroleum Ministry plans to increase it to over 82 per cent by the current fiscal’s end and over 95 per cent by 2018-19, an official said on Monday.
“The all India LPG coverage by OMCs in the country has risen sharply, contributed mainly by Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). The LPG coverage increased from 61.90 per cent as on April 1, 2016 to 72.84 per cent in 2016-17. The number of domestic customers increased from 16.63 crore as on April 1, 2016 to 20.10 crore by May 1, 2017. Read More…
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