No refills for multiple cooking gas connection holders from June 1

Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The public sector oil marketing companies have decided to stop supplies of cooking gas refills to households with multiple connections from June 1 unless they comply with KYC norms, an official said here Thursday.

This would include even delivery of non-subsidised cylinders, and no transactions will be allowed in such cases after the connections are blocked by the OMC – Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, the official said.

The official said that customer data has been shared among the three OMCs and all multiple connection holders have already been identified and intimated accordingly.

The list of such customers has also been put up at the respective cooking gas distributorships and published on the companies’ websites.

These customers are required to submit their KYC details along with identity proof and residence proof to their distributors to continue receiving their quota of subsidized cylinders.

The OMCs have appealed to the multiple connection holders to submit their KYC details immediately pertaining to the connection they wish to retain to their distributor.

It has also asked such customers to immediately surrender their other connections immediately to avoid blocking of further supplies.

Moreover, the official added that these customers shall not be given LPG refills till they comply with the KYC norms.

Though the deadline of KYC submission ended Dec 31, 2012, the OMCs are continuing to accept KYC and connections are being regularized for supply of subsidized cylinders till date.

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