DBTL lpg subsidy Scheme Commences in 18 Districts from today -petroleum minister

As Government of India assure  to launch Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG subsidy  (DBTL) Scheme in 20 high Aadhaar  districts from 01.06.2013, the Minister of Petroleum & Natural  Gas Dr M. Veerappa Moily  launched the Scheme today at Tumkur, to mark the occasion. Karnataka Chief Minister Shri Siddaramaiah and Shri Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), were also present. The subsidy  on LPG  subsidy cylinders in the districts would be provided directly to consumers in their Aadhar linked bank accounts. Over 67 lakh LPG Consumers in these districts will benefit from the Scheme.

All Aadhaar linked LPG subsidy consumers will get an advance money  in their bank account as soon as they book the first subsidized cylinder before delivery. As soon as, the first subsidized cylinder is delivered to such consumers, the next subsidy will again get credited in their bank account, which can then be available for the purchase of the next subsidized cylinder at market rate.this process will be go monthly .

 All LPG subsidy  consumers who have not linked their Aadhaar number to LPG consumer number and their bank account will have three month grace period from date of launch to do so. During this period they will continue to get the LPG subsidy cylinders at subsidized rate, as they are getting today, up to the cap of 9 cylinders.

After the end  grace period i.e. w.e.f. 01.09.2013, LPG subsidy cylinders will be sold to all domestic LPG consumers at market price. However, the subsidy will be transferred to only those who have linked Aadhaar  number to LPG consumer number and Bank account and others will not get any subsidy

 DBTL theme can make sure that the profit reaches supposed beneficiary thereby kerb wastage/ escape within the grant delivery system. so as to urge LPG subsidy grant directly in to their bank accounts, all LPG shoppers ar suggested to right away do the following:

1. Get associate Aadhaar range if they don’t have one at Aadhaar enrollment centers.

2. Open a checking account with the higher than Aadhaar range if they are doing not have one.


If they have already got a checking account then they need to get their Aadhaar range connected with their checking account by visiting the branch of the bank. they’ll additionally replenish a type on the market with LPG distributors and deposit it within the drop boxes placed at LPG distributors’ premises/ choose hydrocarbon Pump shops for this purpose.

 3. Link  Aadhaar ranges to LPG shopper number at LPG distributors (see web site below).


 when finishing the on top of 3 steps, LPG subsidized customers will check whether or not their Aadhaar range has been connected to LPG shopper range and checking account at following web site link:


List of 18 DBTL districts



Andhra Pradesh Anantpur
East Godavari
Ranga Reddy
Daman and Diu Diu
Goa North Goa
Himachal Pradesh


BilaspurHamirpurUnaKarnataka TumkurKeralaPathanamthittaWayanadMaharashtraWardhaPondicherryPondicherryPunjabSBS Nagar / NawanshaharMadhya PradeshEast Nimar (Khandwa)Harda


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