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Join PAHAL (DBTL)

Ensure your LPG subsidy in bank and prevent its misuse

Launched in 54 districts on 15.11.2014 and in Rest of India on 01.01.2015.(Click here for list of Districts.)

If you had joined the previous PAHAL (DBTL) scheme and had got the advance/subsidy in your Bank Account then - You don't have to do anything again.

PAHAL (DBTL) Beneficiaries (in Cr.) Cash Given (in Rs. Cr.)

Persons who Voluntarily Gave Up Subsidy

About the PAHAL (DBTL) Scheme


  • Consumers will need a bank account to join the scheme and receive LPG subsidy
  • Consumers will also get one time permanent advance in their bank account prior to buying the first market priced LPG cylinder
  • Consumers will receive subsidy in their bank account as per their entitlement of subsidized cylinders
  • Till consumers join the scheme they will get cylinders at:
    • Subsidized price for 3 months w.e.f 15.11.2014 till 14.02.2015
    • Market price for next 3 months, but the subsidy due will be given to them if they join the scheme within these 3 months i,e till 14.05.2015
  • W.e.f 15.05.2015 all LPG consumers will get cylinders at market price and only those who join the scheme will receive one time permanent advance & subsidy from the date of joining
  • To join the scheme and receive subsidy, consumers should use, Option 1 if they have Adhaar and Option 2 if they don't have Aadhaar: