Liquefied petroleum gas Current Affairs, GK & News

PM inaugurates Three Petroleum Sector Projects

Three key projects related to the Petroleum Sector in Bihar has been dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conference on September 13, 2020. Key Highlights The three projects include- Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project LPG Bottling Plants in East Champaran and LPG Bottling Plants in Banka. ..

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IOCL inks MoU with Oil Regulator of Ghana

To further strengthen the bilateral relationship between India and West African country, Ghana,  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and National Petroleum Authority (NPA) of Ghana on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, under which IOCL will have the administrative assistance for commercial participation in the gas-rich petroleum sector ..

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Kirit Parikh committee to review existing marketing structure in LPG marketing in India

The Government of India (GoI) has recently constituted a 5-member committee to review existing marketing structure in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) marketing in India. The committee, headed by economist Kirit Parikh, will look into issues related to definition or quality standards of LPG being marketed. Its terms of reference also include scope for liberalizing government ..

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Betul becomes first Solar Kitchen only village in India

Bancha in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh has become the first village in India to have zero wooden stoves and almost no use for LPG cylinders with all its 75 houses relying on solar-powered stoves to meet their cooking needs. The team of IIT Mumbai has designed a special solar stove & now no trees ..

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Ujjwala Beneficiaries in Four States still use Earthen Stoves

A study from the Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (r.i.c.e) study on the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna (PMUY) makes the following observations: Most rural households with LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections still use chulhas with firewood or dung cakes which are the detriment of rural health. 85% of Ujjwala beneficiaries in rural Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar ..

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