Consumers to get 1 refill, KYC requirement no matter: Govt

Srinagar, Oct 9: A high-level officers’ meeting held this evening under the chairmanship of Minister for CAPD Qamar Ali Akhoon discussed the distribution and supply of LPG in the state. T...

Srinagar, Oct 9: A high-level officers' meeting held this evening under the chairmanship of Minister for CAPD Qamar Ali Akhoon discussed the distribution and supply of LPG in the state.
 The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Madhav Lal, Principal Secretary Finance, M. I. Khanday, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B. B. Vyas, Secretary CAPD, Muhammad Abas Dar, Director CAPD, Kashmir Mir Mushtaq Ahmad, Special Secretary to Chief Secretary, State Level Coordinator Oil Industry for J&K R. K. Shahab and representatives of HPCL, IOCL, BPCL and HPCL, an official statement said.
 After threadbare discussion, the meeting announced roster and the delivery points with effect from October 10 to October 17 circulated in the local media.
 The Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) were asked to make available LPG in sufficient quantity for issuance to the genuine consumers. "One refill shall be supplied to existing consumers irrespective of whether the KYC has been completed/submitted or not," the meeting decided.
 The OMCs in consultation with the CAPD Department has issued a roster for distribution of LPG within the city at least for a week in the first instance.
 The distribution of LPG at each delivery point shall start from 8 a.m. onwards.
 The Secretary to Government, CAPD Department will take up the issue with respect to providing adequate security at the delivery points with the Inspectors General of Police, Kashmir/Jammu.
 An official of the CAPD will be deployed to supervise the distribution process at each delivery point.
 The daily target set before the OMCs for supply of LPG in Srinagar city shall be 18 truck loads for HPCL, 5 truck loads for IOCL and 4 truck loads for BPCL.
 The OMCs shall establish their offices at Srinagar for the officers who could be contacted by the consumers for redressing their grievances with regard to LPG.
 For obtaining a new LPG connection, interested persons can submit their applications in the offices of Tehsil Supply Officers (TSOs) of CAPD or the Oil Companies, as per their convenience on prescribed forms which shall be published in the newspapers and also shall be available at websites:

www.hindustanpetroleum.com, www.bharatpetroleum.com, www.indane.co.in, www.capdkashmir.nic.in, www.dircapdjmu.nic.in

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