Sahaj scheme – On line release of new LPG connections

Sahaj scheme – On line release of new LPG connections

The GOI has launched a scheme SAHAJ for online release of new LPG connections for the consumers. The scheme was launched by Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Under the scheme, people can apply online for new connection and they need not visit to the LPG distributors for it. The scheme has been launched in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna and Pune.Sahaj scheme – On line release of new LPG connections

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The distributors can not force the consumer to purchase gas stove from their stores and it will depend on customer’s choice. The SAHAJ scheme will be extended to other parts of the country in near future.

  • Once the customer submits the application, he/she will receive the registration number to know the connection status.
  • The customer may opt for online or offline mode of payment for connection.
  • Electronic subscription voucher will be mailed to the customer and physical delivery of the Gas cylinder, regulator with hose pipe will be made by the distributor.

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  • SAHAJ facility will enable the prospective customers to post online request for a new connection by filling Know Your Customer (KYC) form, uploading photographs and bank account details. After submission, the customer will receive the registration number which will be needed to know the connection status. After all done, electronic subscription voucher will be mailed to the customer and physical delivery of the Gas cylinder, regulator with hose pipe will be made by the distributor.
  • The system will automatically detect a dealer best suited for the consumer and email or message a customer ID number within 48 hours of applying.
  • The customer may opt for online or offline mode of payment for connection.
  • Customer need to go through with the portal in in order to avail this facility. Furthermore, the new system would be available on the websites of each oil company and the government’s LPG portal, Pahal

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

  • LPG was first produced in 1910 by Dr. Walter Snelling.
  • LPG is prepared by refining petroleum or “wet” natural gas.
  • Liquified petroleum gas or liquid petroleum gas, also referred to as simply propane or butane, are flammable mixtures of hydrocarbon gases.
  • Bio-LPG or biopropane is a clean-burning, renewable fuel which can replace autogas and liquefied petroleum gas in all consumer and industrial applications.