The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed LPG availability, and coverage in the State of Odisha, as also the status of LPG infrastructure, on Tuesday.
It was reported that in the current financial year nearly 7.5 Lakh new connections of LPG were given by the OMCs. Shri Pradhan directed to make efforts to add 40 Lakh new consumers by 2019. He directed to set up two new Bottling Plants in western part of Odisha to meet LPG requirement of consumers.
He also reviewed current status of various infrastructure projects related to other petroleum products being undertaken by the OMCs in the State. The Meeting was attended by the Senior Officials of the Ministry and all the three Oil Marketing Companies.