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Chandigarh First Kerosene Free City

Chandigarh Kerosene Free City

For the first time Chandigarh city has been declared kerosene free with sale of subsidized cooking and lighting fuel being stopped in Chandigarh from Thursday.

How Households have Shifted To LPG 

Enrollment camps were organised by state owned fuel retailers to provide hassle free LPG connections. Ministry with the help of Chandigarh Administration has been working in this regard for the last few months.

Deposit free LPG connections were provided to BPL households and interest free loan scheme launched for APL households.

15,249 LPG connections were provided in Chandigarh city, including 1574 for BPL households.

Petroleum Ministry - No further distribution of subsidized kerosene will be done in Chandigarh from the month of April, 2016 onwards.