New system for distribution of LPG introduce after 6 months.

Pranab MukherjeeNew Delhi: The government will quickly introduce a latest system for distribution of LPG, under which it will offer direct cash subsidy to the poor, said Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

The finance minister said that the latest distribution system would be based on the reference of the task force for direct transfer of subsidies on kerosene, LPG and fertilizer.

He also said in a meeting with the country’s top industrialists at his North Block office here Monday evening “A pilot project will soon be launched on a new system of LPG distribution.”

Latest system would be introduced as a pilot project in 7 states – Maharashtra, Haryana, Rajasthan, Orissa, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Delhi.

Depending on the experience from the pilot project, the fresh distribution system would be commencing across the country after 6 months.


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