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Food & Civil Supplies conducts statewide inspection of LPG cylinders

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Shimla , 21 Feb 2018

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor said that he was receiving complaints of lesser quantity of LPG in the cylinders from various parts of the State. In view of this, he had directed the department concerned to conduct on the spot inspections of LPG cylinders at various distribution centers and companies as well. Food and Civil Supplies and Weight and Measures departments during special campaign on Tuesday last inspected as many as 3441 cylinders and found 40 cylinders not fulfilling the norms. These underweight LPG cylinders were confiscated and cases were registered against 11 Gas Agencies.Shri Kapoor said that such kind of campaign was undertaken for the first time in the State. He said that he was sensitive to the complaints of consumers and any irregularity will be viewed seriously.Minister has given warning all Gas Agencies in the State for distributing LPG cylinders as per prescribed quantity of gas and also as per the prescribed norms.Director Food and Civil Supplies Shri Madan Chauhan detailed about various activities of the department and assured that such kind of inspections would be the regular feature of the department and for any discrepancy, stern action would be taken against the defaulters.


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