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5 kg LPG cylinders to be sold at petrol pumps in 5 metros from October 5

New Delhi: Cooking gas (LPG) will now be available at select petrol pumps in metro cities after the Oil Ministry has allowed sale of small 5-kg cylinders at retail outlets.It has also permitted LPG connection

PTI [ Updated: October 02, 2013 19:17 IST ]
5 kg lpg cylinders to be sold at petrol pumps in 5 metros
5 kg lpg cylinders to be sold at petrol pumps in 5 metros from october 5

New Delhi: Cooking gas (LPG) will now be available at select petrol pumps in metro cities after the Oil Ministry has allowed sale of small 5-kg cylinders at retail outlets.






It has also permitted LPG connection portability, allowing consumers to choose or change cooking gas dealer at press of a button, an official statement said here today.

LPG 5-kg cylinders will be available at company-owned- company-operated (COCO) petrol pumps, which make up for just 3 per cent of over 47,000 petrol pumps in the country.

However, they will be priced at market rate which is more than double the subsidised price of Rs 410 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi.

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