New Delhi: There is good news for the consumers of cooking gas as they will get a discount of Rs 5 for making online payment of LPG cylinder.
This is the second such decision of discount comes after petrol and diesel and with this now on buying and paying for cooking gas (LPG) online, consumers will get a discount of Rs 5 per cylinder.
According to an official statement said, the state-owned fuel retailers, Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) will offer “an upfront discount of Rs 5 on every LPG refill to all LPG customers who will book and pay for it online.”
The government had asked oil companies to pay consumers 0.75 per cent discount on cashless fuelling of petrol and diesel at petrol pumps, to provide cash-less transactions.
The statement said, “Customers can make payment through existing online modes i.e net banking, credit and debit cards at the time of web-booking their refills.”
On doing so, customers will get the discounted amount displayed on their screens. This net amount payable will be retail selling price minus incentive amount of Rs 5 per cylinder.
“The net discounted amount will also be shown on the cash memo accompanying the home-delivery of the LPG cylinder,” it said.
Such discount is credited to customer’s account by way of ‘cash back’ within maximum three working days.