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Domestic LPG cylinders to come with QR codes: Check benefits, other details

"All domestic gas cylinders will have QR code in the next three months", said IOCL chairman Shrikant Madhav

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According to reports, around 20,000 LPG cylinders embedded with QR code have been released in the first tranche and all 14.2 kg cylinders will have QR codes in the coming months

BS Web Team New Delhi
The domestic Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders will be equipped with scannable Quick Response (QR) codes in the next three months. 

The QR codes will be posted on the existing LPG cylinders and welded on the new ones. Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri unveiled this new initiative on Wednesday during LPG Week 2022 event.

"When activated, it has the potential to resolve several existing issues of adulteration, unfair practices, pilferage, tracking, tracing and better inventory management of gas cylinders", the minister tweeted as saying.

The QR code-based LPG cylinder service will be launched by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited

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First Published: Nov 22 2022 | 6:44 PM IST

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