• ‘No LPG subsidy without Aadhaar’

    For the past one week, LPG consumers who do not posses Aadhaar cards have not received subsidy in their bank accounts.

    Stating that they were acting as per the directive of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, distributors say consumers should provide Aadhaar details before September 30 for subsidy could be credited. Though Aadhaar compliance has been quite high in the State at 87 per cent (of the 7.21 crore population 6.30 crore have cards), in Chennai and surroundings it is only 70 per cent. Sources in Census Directorate said biometric details of 6.85 crore persons in the State have been recorded.

    Consumer activist T. Sadagopan said in several cases distributors misplaced know your customer forms and details.

    Distributors make it clear that details of Aadhaar have to be submitted before September 30 James Daniels Jersey

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