Authorities is planning to advertise small cooking gasoline cylinders weighing 5 kg, which can be presently purchased by oil promoting and advertising and marketing agency at their outlets, by way of its enormous neighborhood of trustworthy worth retailers.
The proposal was floated by Meals Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey all through a gathering held on discussing the financial viability of ration retailers.
There are larger than 5 lakh ration retailers present all through the nation and the need to enhance their viability has been a highlight house of the federal authorities.
Throughout deliberations on this meeting, Mr Pandey acquired right here up with the proposal of selling LPG cylinders by way of these ration retailers.
Officers of oil promoting and advertising and marketing companies, who’ve been moreover present throughout the meeting, supported the proposal.
Presently LPG cylinders are purchased by way of retailers of these oil promoting and advertising and marketing companies like Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum.
In actuality the proposal of providing financial suppliers by way of trustworthy worth retailers and rising MUDRA loans to ration retailer householders, was moreover talked about throughout the meeting, Representatives of ministries of finance, petroleum and electronics moreover participated in it.
States have been moreover advised throughout the meeting to take up these proposals and modify them in accordance with their requirements and sensitise trustworthy worth retailers householders about the benefits of these steps, official sources talked about.