Domestic LPG today is subsidized and hence are distributed only by public sector Oil marketing companies. LPG for domestic cooking purposes is available in 14.2Kg capacity cylinders with authorized LPG distributors of IOCL. Markets where transporting the 14.2 Kg cylinders are inconvenient, LPG is also marketed in 5Kg cylinders.
Indane is very friendly to the housewife if used in the safe and specified manner. LPG installation for a household consists of ISI approved Gas Stove, Regulator and Suraksha hose.
Use of LPG in India by customers is governed by LPG (Regulation of Supplies and Distribution) order 2000.As domestic LPG is subsidized only one LPG connection is provided per family.Customers can approach the distributors for availing a new connection, Transferring the connection and/or refill booking.
As LPG distribution is controlled, each distributor has a specified area of operation and customers can avail the cylinders only if they are residing within the area of operation of a distributor. For availing the new connection customer shall approach his/her nearest distributor.