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Number of LPG customers in the country has increased to 29.11 crore

Press Information Bureau:  August 12, 2021

Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Mr. Rameswar Teli today informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that the LPG customers, who have joined the PAHAL Scheme, are cash transfer compliant. As on 01.07.2021, out of total 29.11 crore LPG customers, 27.27 crore have joined the Scheme and they are Cash Transfer Compliant (CTC). State/UT-wise details are at Annexure-I.

Transfer of LPG subsidy is an automated process. Normally it takes around two to three working days. As per the respective Citizen Charter of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), time frame for delivery of refills is seven working days. However, OMCs endeavour to deliver refills within two working days.

As on 01.04.2016, there were total 16.62 crore LPG customers in the country which has increased to 29.11 crore as on 01.07.2021. State/UT-wise details are at Annexure-II.

 

Annexure-I

State / UT

CTC Customers (in lakh)

Andaman and Nicobar

1.0

Andhra Pradesh

135.5

Arunachal Pradesh

2.5

Assam

71.4

Bihar

182.7

Chandigarh

2.5

Chhattisgarh

51.0

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

1.5

Delhi

42.2

Goa

4.3

Gujarat

100.5

Haryana

66.5

Himachal Pradesh

18.2

J&K + Ladakh

31.3

Jharkhand

55.2

Karnataka

153.5

Kerala + Lakshdweep

85.0

Madhya Pradesh

147.0

Maharashtra

259.9

Manipur

5.7

Meghalaya

3.2

Mizoram

2.9

Nagaland

2.3

Odisha

85.1

Puducherry

3.6

Punjab

82.3

Rajasthan

157.2

Sikkim

1.5

Tamil Nadu

206.5

Telangana

106.6

Tripura

7.4

Uttar Pradesh

404.7

Uttarakhand

25.6

West Bengal

220.5

Grand Total

2726.6

 

Annexure-II

State / UT

LPG Customers (in lakh)

Andaman and Nicobar

1.2

Andhra pradesh

143.7

Arunachal Pradesh

2.9

Assam

74.1

Bihar

187.8

Chandigarh

2.8

Chhattisgarh

53.4

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

1.6

Delhi

50.9

Goa

5.2

Gujarat

109.4

Haryana

72.5

Himachal Pradesh

20.7

J&K + Ladakh

33.4

Jharkhand

57.9

Karnataka

167.9

Kerala + Lakshdweep

91.6

Madhya Pradesh

154.2

Maharashtra

290.7

Manipur

6.0

Meghalaya

3.3

Mizoram

3.2

Nagaland

2.8

Odisha

89.2

Puducherry

3.8

Punjab

89.0

Rajasthan

167.5

Sikkim

1.6

Tamil Nadu

217.9

Telangana

114.4

Tripura

7.6

Uttar Pradesh

425.3

Uttarakhand

28.1

West Bengal

229.2

Grand Total

2911.0

 

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.