LPG cylinder home delivery rules to change from 1 November
From next month the home delivery system of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder is going to see a major change.Consumers who book a LPG cylinder will now need a one-time password (OTP) to be delivered at the doorstep
Meanwhile India is expected to overtake China as the world’s largest cooking gas LPG residential sector market by 2030, Wood Mackenzie said.
“Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) demand in the residential sector will continue to see sustainable growth at a cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.3 per cent, reaching 34 million tonnes (MT) in 2030 as households’ dependence on solid biomass diminishes in the long run supported by rising average household incomes and urban population,” it said in a report.
Driven by environmental and health concerns, the government has also been implementing schemes to help lower-income families cope with the cost of switching from dirtier biomass to LPG.
Delivery Authentication Code (DAC), as a pilot project is already underway in Jaipur in Rajasthan. It will implemented in 100 smart cities first.
Customers who want home delivery of their LPG cylinders will get a code on their registered mobile number. Successful delivery of LPG Cylinders will only take place when the customers provide the OTP Code to the delivery person.
Those not having a registered mobile number, will get it done by the delivery person in real-time with an app, thus enabling the customers to generate the code.
It is advisable that customers update their details like name, address and mobile number. The absence of these details or incorrect details may raise difficulties in getting gas cylinder.This system, however, will not be applicable to commercial LPG cylinders.
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