Govt to provide LPG to every household: Deputy CM

Govt to provide LPG to every household: Deputy CM
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Launches Diya Gas operations

JAMMU: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Friday launched Diya Gas Bottling Plant Ltd operations which will provide hassle free and timely LPG access to domestic and commercial users in the state.
Minister of State for Tourism and Education, Priya Sethi, MLC Charanjeet Singh Khalsa, CFO Diya Gas, JK Handa, CEO Diya Gas, Sandeep Sheron besides other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
According to an official handout, deputy chief minister congratulated the entrepreneur for the venture and expressed hope that it shall provide better services to the consumers in a hassle free manner.
Singh said that it is the mission of India’s prime minister that “each and every household has LPG connection and hassle free availability of cooking gas that would lead towards smoke free society, less pollution, convenience and healthy life”.
He said, “The central and state governments are working in tandem to ensure better implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme to achieve the envisioned goal of safeguarding the health of women & children by providing them with a clean cooking fuel – LPG, so that they don’t have to compromise their health in smoky kitchens or wander in unsafe areas collecting firewood.”
Singh expressed hope that more such projects shall come up in the state creating employment avenues for the youth besides ensuring better LPG penetration. He expressed hope that Diya Gas Bottling Plant Ltd shall ensure good hassle free services to the consumers.
Priya Sethi, while speaking on the occasion, complimented the team of Diya Gas and said that this initiative shall provide better services to the consumers besides generating employment avenues for youth. She hailed the concept of on call LPG delivery system being offered by the agency that shall “make the service mechanism more prompt and easy”, the handout added.

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