For many consumers in the city, gas subsidies have become a thing of the past. While a few allege that they have not received subsidies for more than a year, others complain that subsidies have not been transferred to their accounts in the past few months. Meanwhile, customers seeking clarification on the issue are being made to run from the bank to the gas agency and vice-versa, with no respite.
Representatives of oil companies have confirmed that there have been several complaints in connection with the issue and say that they are being addressed on a case-by-case basis, adding that most of the cases were associated with Aadhaar-linkage issues.
Some accounts, it seems, have been de-linked from the National Payment Corporation of India database without the knowledge of the beneficiaries. Read More