Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)
Government has clarified to nip in the bud fake news attack that Transfer of subsidy to domestic LPG consumers. Seen in file picture is Speaker, Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan handing over 5th crore LPG connection under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to Takrdiran of Delhi, at a function in the Parliament House, New Delhi on August 03, 2018. Union Minister for Petroleum &Natural Gas - Dharmendra Pradhan is also seen among other dignitaries.

Policy of Direct Transfer not subject to any change for transferring subsidy to domestic LPG consumers

Apparently to end the rumour mill surrounded another attack of fake news- Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas issued an clarification inviting attention to some press reports on change in Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of LPG subsidy Scheme wherein it has been reported that Government may revert back to earlier system of supplying subsidized refills to domestic LPG consumers in place of the current scheme of transfer of cash subsidy into the bank account of LPG consumers under the PAHAL Scheme.

“It is clarified that the news reports are not based on facts and there is no such proposal before the Ministry to alter the DBT mechanism,” said the official communique.

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