Stating that the scheme was being launched in Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore through select retail outlets, the officials said, "The total number of outlets covered would be 11 outlets to begin with and a few more are expected to be added soon."
Similarly another initiative that was launched by Moily today is inter company LPG portability scheme for consumers. "Under this scheme, a consumer can opt for the distributor of his choice within a cluster of LPG distributors in the vicinity. The option is to be registered electronically on the website of oil manufacturing company to which the consumer is presently attached," he said.
"This will bring great relief to consumers who are unhappy with their LPG distributor or want to move to distributor closer to his home," he added.
Officials said: This initiative will usher in improvement in consumer service by distributors as it will bring in competition in cluster of distributors and bring choice to consumers who want to change their LPG distributor.
"This scheme covers 24 cities across the country," they added.
Moily also said that department will be introducing new set of rules under which any distributor according to which once booked online with in three days cylinders should be made available, if not some action will be taken against them.