Coverage of clean cooking fuel, LPG in India increases to 72%: Pradhan

Moving with the aim of eradicating the misdirected subsidies (going to the rich and upper middle class) and providing access of clean cooking fuel to homes in rural India , the government in the past two years initiated various schemes like PAHAL, Ujjwala, “Give it up” and “Give back” that have together yielded notable results.

Coverage of clean cooking fuel, LPG in India increases to 72%: Pradhan

In line with the government’s vision to make India a gas based economy, all-out efforts are being made to provide access of LPG (clean cooking gas) to all rural kitchens and rural women who have been fighting the menace of smoke by using wood in their kitchens.

Forging Stronger Ties With UAE To Ensure India’s Energy Security : Pradhan

The pact assumes immense significance for an oil importing nation like India and one that feeds 80% of its crude oil needs through imports. The underground strategic storages have been built at different locations across India and filling half of the oil storage facility at Mangalore amounts to 10 days of India's average oil demand (or about 37 million barrels of crude oil).

Forging Stronger Ties With UAE To Ensure India’s Energy Security : Pradhan

In what will help towards India’s energy security goals besides building a strong bond with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), India on Wednesday inked a significant pact with the energy rich Gulf nation on oil storage and management.

Transparent LPG Cylinders Soon to Curb Gas Pilferages

Transparent LPG Cylinders Soon to Curb Gas Pilferages

Transparent LPG (or cooking gas) cylinders will soon become a reality in India and two pilot projects are already underway in the markets of Pune and Ahmedabad for launching these modern and customer friendly LPG cylinders. Transparent LPG cylinders will help consumers, who are routinely frustrated at vendors delivering much less than the promised quantity […]