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All families to have gas connection in Haryana by October 2: official statement

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Non-BPL families who do not have in but are entitled to gas subsidy, may get government's assistance in getting loans from banks to get the connections, an official release said today.

The would soon initiate this process for arranging bank loans, and by October 2, 2018, all families will have in the state, it added.

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by with deputy commissioners and divisional commissioners through video-conferencing, here today, the official release said.

The loan for would be paid from the coming in the of such consumers. Under the Ujwala Scheme, consumers belonging to the BPL (Below Poverty Line) and Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC) category are provided in the state free of cost.

Khattar directed the officers to launch a campaign at village level for releasing gas connections. surveys would be made to find eligible consumers.

Regarding the 'Paudhagiri' campaign, the said all the students from class 6 to 12 would plant a sapling in their vicinity.

Every school would have a for this campaign which may be any of that school, according to the release.

Khattar said the student who plants the sapling would get himself clicked with it and submit the photo to the for record purpose. After six months again the same student would get himself clicked with that plant.

The districts would send their reports to deputy commissioners about works done under this 'Paudhagiri' campaign. Khattar directed the deputy commissioners to encourage students of their districts for planting saplings in the premises of their homes.

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First Published: Wed, July 25 2018. 22:10 IST