Central Government has announced for 5 Crore new gas connection in free for BPL family in rural areas of India. During the common budget 2016 Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has announced this mega scheme for BPL families of India.
For supply the LPG cylinder to 5 crore BPL families of rural areas, the petroleum companies will invite application for approx 10 lakh new dealership.
All new dealership will have to open their LPG delivery point in rural areas. The dealer will get commission on per delivered LPG cylinder from government.
Government has decided to give 12 LPG cylinder per year to BPL family at the rate of Rs. 200 per cylinder. The government will issue adequate subsidy to consumer bank account before take cylinder.
The connection will be issued on name of female member of family.
This scheme will be started in April 2016.