How to Join Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) Scheme

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How to Join Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) Scheme

What is DBTL?

DBTL-Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG is a scheme of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas by Government of India. The scheme let LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) consumers receive their LPG subsidy direct to their bank account and prevent its misuse.

Recently government has reviewed the scheme and after examining the difficulties faced by the consumer.

About Modified Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG(DBTL) Scheme

The modified scheme is now being re-launched in 54 districts on 15.11.2014 in the 1st Phase and in the rest of the country on 1.1.2015. The modified scheme is given as under:

Options to receive LPG subsidy

Under the modified scheme, the LPG consumer can now receive subsidy in his bank account by two methods. Such a consumer will be called CTC (Cash Transfer Compliant) once he joins the scheme and is ready to receive subsidy in the bank account. The two options are:

  1. Option I (Primary): Wherever Aadhaar number is available it will remain the medium of cash transfer. Thus, an LPG consumer who has an Aadhaar Number has to link it to the bank account number and to the LPG consumer number.
  2. Option II (Secondary): If LPG consumer does not have an Aadhaar number, then he can directly receive subsidy in his bank account without the use of Aadhaar number. This option which has now been introduced in the modified scheme ensures that LPG subsidy is not denied to an LPG consumer on account of lack of Aadhaar number. In this option,
    Either consumer can

    • Present bank account information (bank account holder name /account number /IFSC code) to the LPG distributor for capture in LPG database
    • Present LPG consumer information (17 digit LPG consumer ID) to your bank
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Know more about details instructions on how to proceed on Option I or Option II  Click Here!