Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas RameswarTeli 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).
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.