Lucknow: Gas firms offer 5kg ‘Appu’ sans connection

Lucknow: Gas firms offer 5kg ‘Appu’ sans connection

Making life easier for small families, tenants, students etc, gas companies are launching free trade LPG, a 5 kg cylinder which can be purchased without a gas connection. A pilot project has been started in Lucknow and the cylinder is expected to be available in the city by January-end.

The commercial connection cylinder will come for Rs 1,175 of which Rs 800 will be refundable security. Gurdeep Singh Chawla, district nodal officer Lucknow for PM Ujjwala Yojana, said that no documentation will be required for the purchase of such a cylinder, called ‘Appu’ by Hindustan Petroleum.

“Unlike the conventional cylinder for which documentation is needed and the agency is specified for refilling, this cylinder can be refilled from anywhere.

If the consumer retains the original tax invoice from the time of purchase, the cylinder will be insured, irrespective of where it is refilled from,” he said. Read More

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