LPG customers to get Rs 5 discount per cylinder on online booking and payment :- The LPG customers who will book and pay online, the Oil companies are now offering an upfront discount of Rs 5 on every cylinder refill to all. The LPG Customers can make payment through online modes such as credit and debit card, and net banking, at the time of online booking their refills.
The LPG Customers will get the discounted amount displayed on their screens , for example – net amount i.e. refill RSP minus (-) incentive amount of Rs 5 which they need to pay for their refill transactions. The net discounted amount will also be shown on the cash memo accompanying the home-delivery of the LPG cylinder.
Under the patronage of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, all oil marketing companies aim to encourage consumers to increasingly shift to such payment modes through digital platforms to achieve the objective of no-cash or less-cash based transactions. The incentive will encourage more and more LPG customers to go for cashless mode transactions.
The Central government had asked oil companies to pay consumers 0.75 percent discount on cashless fueling of petrol and diesel at petrol pumps.
Currently, the cost of a subsidised LPG cylinder of 14.2-kg is Rs 434.71 in Delhi. A non-subsidised cylinder of similar size costs Rs 585. Even for the subsidised users, non-subsidised LPG cylinder is also they have to buy after exhausting their quota of 12 cylinders at sub-market rates.