Close to 80 percent of the Indian households use cooking gas in the country as compared to the 56 percent just three years ago.
According to an Economic Timesreport, state-run companies are rushing to meet the targets set by the Modi government. As many as seven crore LPG customers were added to the network.
The government aims to add three crore new customers 2016-17 and 2017-18 followed by four crore in 2018-19
Poor households were encouraged to wean themselves off from using traditional methods such as firewood by making subscription easier and using the official subsidy scheme to tap into poor households. Read More…
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