Domestic cooking gas costs differ from state to state due to municipal levies. Every month, the pricing of LPG cylinders is revised by the fuel sellers. The price of LPG cylinders in India is primarily determined by two factors: the international benchmark price of LPG and the US dollar-to-rupee exchange rate.
It is required to transfer your gas connection to your new area or neighborhood when you shift your residence. You may also change distributor or an agency if you want to. Bharat Gas, Indane Gas, and HP Gas are three national LPG Gas suppliers. Liquefied Petroleum Gas, or LPG, is the most extensively used cooking gas. The government subsidizes a certain amount of cylinders each year, making LPG Cylinders affordable to the poor.
One of the first items you'll need at your new home is an LPG cylinder. If you want to transfer your Bharat Gas/HP/Indane or other LPG connection, you must follow the steps outlined below. For all service providers, the procedure is nearly identical.
Documents required for transferring LPG Connection
Write a letter requesting for transfer also mention customer number, current address and the address of the gas agency you will be transferring the connection to.
Proof of identity
Proof of address
Gas connection voucher
How To Transfer HP, Indane, Bharat Gas LPG Connection Due To Address Change?
Step 1: Visit the nearest Gas distributor
Step 2: Carry and submit all documents along with the request letter. Submit the transfer letter, gas regulator, and the gas connection voucher in person to the gas distributor.
Step 3: If you're moving from one city to another, you'll also have to give up your old cylinder and safety regulator.
Step 4: Receive reimbursement for the cylinder and the regulator's security deposit
Step 5: Collect the gas transfer voucher that looks similar to the one you got for your gas connection.
At new Distributor office
Step 1: Visit the agency where you want to transfer
Step 2: Submit address proof of your new place of residence along with identity proof and the gas transfer voucher to the new agency.
Step 3: pay a nominal fee as transfer charges
The gas agency will validate your transfer after you submit the documentation, and you will be given a new gas connection voucher with your current address on it.
You can book a cylinder at the agency or online, which will be delivered to your new home in a matter of days.
How to become eligible for subsidy transfer?
Direct Benefit Transfer using an Aadhaar card is available to LPG account customers who have an Aadhaar card. Those who do not have an Aadhaar card can use a non-Aadhaar approach by connecting their bank account to their LPG account directly.
Non-Aadhaar-based Direct Benefit Transfer
Step 1: Log on to mylpg.in
Step 2: Choose the LPG service provider.
Step 3: Click on the Join DBT link on the service provider portal
Step 4: Select the second option that says: ‘If you do not have Aadhaar Number Click here to join DBTL'
Step 5: Submitting details(form 4) to LPG distributor or Submitting details (Form 3) to a bank branch.
You can also use the unified PAHAL form instead of Form 3 or Form 4, which is applicable to both Aadhaar-based and non-Aadhaar-based links. Banks and/or LPG distributors can be contacted using this form. The instructions are included in the form.
How to opt out of LPG subsidy?
If you can afford to pay the market pricing for this heavily subsidized product, you may, according to the transparency sites of HP, Indane, and Bharat Gas.
As a result, you will save the government a significant amount of money that can be put to better use elsewhere. To opt-out, go to your distributor's transparency portal and click the Opt-out of subsidy option. If you opt-out of the PG subsidy, the portals also feature a ‘Scroll of Honor,' where they show your name with your permission. By opting out of LPG, you avoid having to reveal your bank account to the system.
Step 1: Visit www.mylpg.in
Step 2: Select company
Step 3: Register themselves on the site if not registered already
Step 4: log in to the portal
Step 5: Select the option of opt-out & follow the process.
Step 6: Option is also available for the customer to show his/her name in the list of "scroll of honours" in the website.
What happens if Aadhaar and bank account are not linked to LPG account?
You will keep receiving LPG cylinders at market rates, but you will not receive any subsidy. At the present, LPG pricing, the subsidy is just Rs 6,000 per year, assuming that you can order 12 cylinders in a year. It will be less if you utilize fewer cylinders.
As of now, the market price of each cylinder is Rs 800, and the subsidy per cylinder is roughly Rs 400.