Indane Gas, which is an LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas), was launched in 1970s by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in India. LPG is flammable mix of hydrocarbon gases used as fuel in heating appliances, cooking equipment, and vehicles.
Indane LPG for domestic cooking purposes is available in 14.2Kg capacity cylinders with authorized LPG distributors of IOCL. Markets where transporting the 14.2 Kg cylinders are inconvenient, LPG is also marketed in 5Kg cylinders.
For domestic use only one subsidized LPG connection is provided per family. Customers can approach the distributors for availing a new connection, Transferring the connection and/or refill booking.
For availing the new connection customer shall approach his/her nearest distributor, if they are residing within the area of operation of a distributor.
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Government of India has been the regulator of Indane Gas since its launch.
There are following four ways through which Indane Gas can be booked:
A facility of on-line release of LPG connection with online payment, called 'SAHAJ (e-SV)' has been launched by all the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) in Delhi on 1st May 2015.
Benefits of SAHAJ (e-SV) are Reduction in Lead Time, Better Monitoring, Consumer Education and Cashless Transactions.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on May 01, 2016 in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. PMUY's main objective is to safeguard the health of women & children by providing them with a clean cooking fuel ( i.e. LPG). The gas connections under PMUY scheme will be issued only in the name of women of the household.
Under this scheme, 5 Crores LPG connections would be provided to BPL families with a support of Rs.1600 per connection in the next 3 years. 4,73,27,314 PMUY connections have been released till July 18, 2018.