In a move to push the distribution of LPG connections in rural areas, oil marketing companies (OMCs) Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil and Hindustan Petroleum on Saturday authorised Common Service Centres to book and distribute gas cylinders.
These OMCs and common service centres Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate booking new connections, re-filling and delivery of LPG cylinders through three lakh Common Service Centres (CSCs) across the country.
As per agreement, the village level entrepreneurs (VLEs), who run CSCs franchisee in rural areas, will get Rs 20 for booking a new connection, Rs 2 for re-filling, Rs 10 for delivery at their CSC premise and Rs 19.5 per cylinder if the VLE delivers cylinder to the doorstep of customers, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. Read more
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