Zulfkar surrenders LPG subsidy; 39 officers of CAPD, LMD also give up Gas subsidy

Jammu and Kashmir News

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 17 – Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today surrendered his gas subsidy in a function organized by the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited to felicitate the consumers who had given up their gas subsidies.

A total of 39 officers of the CA&PD and Legal Metrology Department also gave up their gas subsidy on the occasion.

The Minister appealed the people to come forward and voluntarily surrender their LPG subsidy so that the money saved can be used for providing the same facility to below poverty line consumers.

He further said that there should be complete check on the usage of domestic cylinders for commercial purposes.

He directed the officers of the HPCL to keep a close vigil on the over-charging of gas cylinders in the remote areas of the state and ensure hassle-free home delivery of cylinders to the consumers.

It is pertinent to mention here that under the ‘Give it Up’ scheme more than 20 lakh citizens across the country including 17,000 people in the state have given up their gas subsidy.

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