Plugging LPG subsidy leaks leads to INR 21,000 crore savings
Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 11:40 AM
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says, as many as 3.3 crore fake/duplicate LPG connections have been blocked, leading to a savings of INR 21,000 crores. The Oil Minister says, there were many duplicate connections and subsidized LPG was diverted to commercial and industrial segments. The rich and upper class were also entitled to subsidies. The poorest of the poor never had access to LPG.