This Report of the Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas deals with the action taken by the Government on the Recommendations contained in the Twenty-Fifth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas (2008-2009) on "Marketing, Supply, Distribution, Dealerships and Pricing of Kerosene and other Petroleum Products", which was presented to Lok Sabha on

March 29: A handful of apartment complexes have installed the reticulated system (in-built pipe lines for LPG distribution) in the city and in other major cities such as Hyderabad. As per the reticulated system, the LPG will be provided to individual households in an apartment complex.

New Delhi: Cooking gas prices will go up by Rs 27.50 per cylinder, instead of the Rs 40 hike proposed in the Delhi budget. Bowing to popular sentiment, the city government went into rollback mode on Monday, waiving the 5% value added tax on LPG. Also exempted from VAT were CNG, tea, coffee and some other items, whose prices will now remain unchanged.

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Ajay Modi / New Delhi March 26, 2010, 0:28 IST

Petroleum ministry mulls scheme to open bank accounts for targeted recipients.

Delhi may become the first state to move to direct cash pay-outs of subsidies on kerosene sold through the public distribution system (PDS).

NEW DELHI: Initiating the discussion on the Delhi Budget 2010-11, former Delhi Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday charged that Delhiites have been unnecessarily burdened with taxes because of the Delhi Government's wasteful expenditure and poor financial management and demanded a rollback of the hike in VAT on CNG and diesel.

Delhiites will have to shell out more money for virtually everything from cooking gas to diesel with the Delhi government withdrawing a Rs-40 subsidy on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder and increasing value added tax (VAT) on diesel in its Budget for 2010-11 announced today.

JAIPUR: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora inaugurated the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen LPG Vitarak Yojana as a national scheme for providing liquefied petroleum gas to the rural households at Lachhmangarh in Sikar district of Rajasthan on Sunday. Six dealers were selected for rural locations in the State through draw of lots.

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Delhi Budget `The housewives are already facing the brunt of price rise and withdrawal of the subsidy will directly hurt them,' said a senior official

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