While the number of LPG connections across India has increased by an impressive 16.26% since the scheme was launched, the use of gas cylinders increased by only 9.83%. This is even lower than the rate recorded in 2014-’15, when the scheme did not even exist. Data shows that in FY18, Indian Oil released 48 lakh connections, of which around 27 lakh did not return for refill by the end of the year. In FY18, BPCL issued around 30 lakh connections, of which 17 lakh did not return for a single refill by March 31, 2018.
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