Distribution handicaps a hurdle for Centre’s LPG Ujjwala scheme


Distribution handicaps a hurdle for Centre’s LPG Ujjwala scheme

The slow pace on the part of state-run oil-marketing firms (OMCs) in giving cooking gas distributorships, as well as new distributors not being allowed to serve customers more than 15 km away, is affecting the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). The government in June asked LPG distributors to serve only those who fell within 15 km.

For any customer beyond this limit, a distributor has to take permission from the district administration. “Our per capita distribution has declined because the number of PMUY refills is as low as 3 per year. Hence, we have suggested that all Read More

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