IOC released 5.14 lakh gas connections under PM Ujjwala Yojana
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (PTI): Indian Oil Corporation
Limited (IOCL) Wednesday saidunder the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala
Yojana, 5.14 lakh gas connections were released in Telangana
by three oil PSUs (IOCL, BPCL and HPCL).
LPG coverage in the state is about 110.5 per cent of the
"This scheme (PMUY) will benefit enrolment in certain
districts like Jangaon, Jayashankar Bhupalapalli, Komram Bheem
Asifabad, Mahbubabad, Nagarkarnool, Peddapalli, Vikarabad,
Wanaparthy and Warangal Rural where LPG coverage is around 80
per cent," it said.
IOCL has given 2.05 lakh connections while BPCl and
HPCL gave 1.34 lakh and 1.75 lakh connections respectively
under the scheme since April, the release said.
Under PMUY, free cooking gas (LPG) connections is
provided to all poor households.
To increase the coverage and also to serve existing
customers better a scheme of lucky draw has been designed and
implemented by the Indane distributors of Telangana.
Under this scheme, all the new connections enrolled
(under various schemes) and customers availing second cylinder
connection from December 19 to February 23, 2019 will be
eligible to win prizes (which include new car, motorcycles,
televisions and many more), the release added.
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