Govt To Initiate Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme LPG Subsidy Directly In Bank Account From October

The government plans to launch the ‘Direct Benefit Transfer’ (DBT) throughout the country from October 1, which shall provide a Rs.4,000 (expected) subsidy to 14 crore LPG subscribers directly in their bank accounts linked with their Aadhaar card-number.  The allocation of subsidized LPG cylinder has been limited to 9 cylinders per year per customer. The scheme shall cover 20 districts in its pilot run by 15th May.