As on 12.12.2018, more than 1.03 crore LPG consumers have voluntarily surrendered their LPG subsidy under ‘GiveItUp’ campaign, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.
Domestic LPG prices are revised every month in line with international price of LPG with corresponding revision in monthly LPG subsidy under PAHAL Scheme. Entire subsidy burden is borne by the Government.
PMUY beneficiaries are entitled to get subsidy under PAHAL Scheme. Applicable subsidy is transferred directly to the bank account of beneficiary upon purchase of refill at non-subsidised price. OMCs have reported that PMUY beneficiaries have purchased 22,91,66,657 refills as of 30.11.2018.