Gas Cylinder / Govt proposes sale of small LPG cylinders offering financial services via ration shops

Zoom News : Oct 27, 2021, 09:26 PM
Gas Cylinder | In the coming days, you will also be able to buy LPG cylinder from the shop. Actually, the central government can approve the retail sale of small LPG cylinders. According to news agency PTI, it is being planned to allow sale at Fair Price Shop (FPS).

"Scheme for retail sale of small LPG cylinders through FPS is under consideration," the Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs said in a statement. Let us tell you that there are about 5.26 lakh fair price shops across the country. Through this, subsidized food grains are being distributed to the poor beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act.

Consideration of Mudra loan: The central government is planning to give Mudra loans to Fair Price Shop (FPS) dealers. Necessary guidelines have also been given to the states in this regard. Let us inform that on Wednesday, these issues have been discussed in a virtual meeting with the state governments under the chairmanship of Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey. Besides the Ministries of Electronics and IT, representatives of Finance and Petroleum and Natural Gas also participated in the meeting.

Along with this, officials of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) as well as CSC e-Governance Services India Limited (CSC) were also present in the meeting.