Govt to appoint 10,000 new LPG distributors in 2016-17 while 2,000 of them will be designated in the next three months, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. Pradhan stated in Lok Sabha that the new LPG distributorship will certainly fix the troubles of consumers, consisting of lowering the waiting period. The Minister claimed adhering an allure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, greater than 85 lakh consumers have provided up their LPG subsidy and also subsequently greater than 50 lakh new LPG connections have actually been provided to BPL family members. Till 2014-15, problem sharing was settled every quarter taking into account the quantum of under healings sustained to oil marketing companies, he stated. Throughout 2015-16, government has made a decision to supply a set fiscal subsidy of Rs 18 each kg under the Direct Benefit Transfer for domestic LPG during April-October 2015 and even Rs 15 per kg through November 2015 onwards, he stated.