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Indian LPG uptake reaches 89% of households

The share of Indian households using LPG reached 89% in October 2018 – a huge increase from the figure of 56.2% recorded in April 2015
By Staff reporter 4 December 2018 0 33552

The share of Indian households using LPG reached 89% in October 2018 – a huge increase from the figure of 56.2% recorded in April 2015, according to Indian newspaper The Economic Times.

The use of clean cooking gas helps reduce pollution and improves health as households no longer have to rely on traditional biomass.

The government is hoping to switch households away from subsidised LPG and onto piped gas connections, but the infrastructure to make this available has been slow to...