Chandigarh ‘a Kerosene Free City’.
Chandigarh ‘a Kerosene Free City’
Chandigarh, 31st March, 2016: The Chandigarh Administration has been striving since long to make Chandigarh-‘a Kerosene Free City’. With the efforts of the Chandigarh Administration, from the 1st April, 2016, the city will finally be declared kerosene free. Thus, no further distribution of SKO will be done from the month of April, 2016 and onwards. All the Kerosene Oil Depots (KODs) located in various areas of the city will be closed down with immediate effect.
The Department has decided to facilitate the households presently using
Subsidized Kerosene Oil (SKO),by making them to switch to the usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as an alternate source of fuel. In the whole process, the following steps have been taken till date (31.03.2016):-