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Give it Up Movement Witness Exponential Growth

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Give it Up Movement Witness Exponential Growth

The LPG Give It Up Program, a plea by the Prime Minister of India, Shree Narendra Modi has witnessed and exponential growth with LPG customers unanimously joining the Give It Up programs for LPG. This was stated in a Press conference by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, as he declared that one crore consumers have willingly joined the ‘GiveItUp’ movement, which was initiated by the Prime Minister of India on 27.Mar.2015 at Úrja Sangam’ conclave.

Further he highlighted that majority of GiveItUp consumers are from the middle class families, pensioners, teachers, etc who were driven by an idea to help their needy and underpriveledged fellow citizens of the country in various states of Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu they have contributed to nearly 50 % of the total numbers. More than 60 lakh connections have been given to BPL families.

Through the GiveItUp initiative the Government urged the well-off LPG consumers to voluntarily surrender their subsidy and through the subsidy saved the Government promised to give connection to such poor families having no LPG connection.

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