Drop in kerosene consumption in India

Last Modified: Sat Aug 12 2017 10:00:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 21%
    Drop in kerosene consumption in 2016-17 to 66,78,447 kilo litres largely due to distribution of LPG cylinders under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), increased rural electrification and reduced allocation of the fuel by the centre to the states.
  • 27 million
    LPG cylinders have been distributed under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) - targeting mostly rural and remote areas.
  • 14,155
    rural villages electrified as on 12 Aug under the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) rural electrification scheme.