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23.24 crore consumers joins direct benefit transfer of LPG subsidies

New Delhi: Under PAHAL scheme, the authorized subsidy to LPG consumers is transferred directly into the bank account of the consumers. The subsidy is transferred either through Aadhaar Transfer Compliant (ATC) or Bank Transfer Compliant (BTC) mode on the basis of seeding of Aadhaar number in a bank account. As on 28.12.2018, out of 25.17 crores LPG consumers, 23.24 crore consumers have joined the PAHAL Scheme and are getting a subsidy in their registered bank accounts. State/UT-wise details of Cash Transfer Complaint Consumers as on 28.12.2018 are given below.

Some complaints have been received regarding non-transfer of subsidy which was mainly due to deseeding of Aadhaar from National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) mapper. The matter was taken up with NPCI. Further, the customer has also been given the option of receiving a subsidy through Bank Account Transfer Compliant Mode.

Details of average subsidy per cylinder on domestic LPG in Delhi during the year  2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 (up to 1st half) are as under –

Particulars

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19 (up to 1st half)

Average Subsidy     (₹ per cylinder)             

₹ 108.78

₹ 173.41

₹  219.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

State/UT-wise details of Cash Transfer Complaint Consumers as on 28.12.2018

 

 

State/UT

Cash Transfer Compliant Consumers

 

 

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

                                              77,818

 

 

Andhra Pradesh

                                       124,39,235

 

 

Arunachal Pradesh

                                           1,83,557

 

 

Assam

                                         57,39,498

 

 

Bihar

                                       147,75,060

 

 

Chandigarh

                                           2,48,799

 

 

Chhattisgarh

                                         45,32,328

 

 

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

                                              79,093

 

 

Daman and Diu

                                              56,932

 

 

Delhi

                                         40,48,059

 

 

Goa

                                           4,09,782

 

 

Gujarat

                                         83,56,307

 

 

Haryana

                                         59,10,345

 

 

Himachal Pradesh

                                         14,72,395

 

 

Jammu and Kashmir

                                         25,76,521

 

 

Jharkhand

                                         45,77,010

 

 

Karnataka

                                       129,64,691

 

 

Kerala

                                         78,59,184

 

 

Lakshadweep

                                                6,640

 

 

Madhya Pradesh

                                       121,83,980

 

 

Maharashtra

                                       230,90,785

 

 

Manipur

                                           4,51,155

 

 

Meghalaya

                                           2,79,275

 

 

Mizoram

                                           2,20,364

 

 

Nagaland

                                           1,63,764

 

 

Odisha

                                         68,69,852

 

 

Puducherry

                                           3,47,111

 

 

Punjab

                                         75,79,378

 

 

Rajasthan

                                       130,34,267

 

 

Sikkim

                                           1,20,683

 

 

Tamil Nadu

                                       188,42,855

 

 

Telangana

                                         93,45,037

 

 

Tripura

                                           6,38,035

 

 

Uttar Pradesh

                                       320,65,318

 

 

Uttarakhand

                                         21,53,074

 

 

West Bengal

                                       186,59,884

 

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