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Bharat Gas booking: How to do it using WhatsApp
Bharat Gas booking: How to do it using WhatsApp India’s second-largest oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) has introduced a new way to book cooking gas on instant messaging WhatsApp. The new initiative is built to make it convenient for the customers of the oil company. The company has over 71 million customers in India and this new step is aimed at making the process of booking LPG much easier.
“From today (Tuesday), Bharat Gas (its LPG brand) customers across the country can book their cooking gas on WhatsApp,” BPCL said in a statement adding that it has introduced a WhatsApp business channel to facilitate cylinder booking.
How to book on WhatsApp
The customer will just have to register the booking on BPCL’s official WhatsApp Business account with the smart line number 1800224344. Once the booking has been done through WhatsApp the customer will also get a confirmation message and a link to make an online payment for the refill through any channel — debit or credit cards, UPI, and other payment apps like Amazon.
Launching the application, its Marketing Director Arun Singh said, “The provision to book LPG from Whatsapp will make it even simpler for customers. Since Whatsapp is the one of the most commonly used apps, for the younger and older generation alike, being there on this platform will bring us closer to our customers.”
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The company is also working on some new features like delivery tracking of LPG and registering feedback from customers. They will also be looking to increase safety awareness.
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BPCL already allows customers to book LPG through other channels like IVRS, missed call, apps, and website among other digital channels apart from its 6,111-strong large distributors.
Ujjwala Yojana 2020
Prime Minister’s Free Gas Cylinder Scheme 2020
Free Gas Cylinder Scheme: At present, India has a lockdown of 21 days and you all know why the lockdown is in place. Keeping all these in mind, the government of the country has prepared a kind of relief package to provide relief to the poor class. This relief package is about Rs 1.7 lakh crore. With this relief package, the government is giving benefits to different classes of people under different schemes.
Now, a plan has also been issued for free gas cylinders, in which you will be given free gas cylinders for 3 months. So now we also tell you which people will be given this free gas cylinder and what should be the eligibility for it.
How to get free gas cylinder
The government has added Free Gas Cylinder as part of a scheme. Which is named Garib Kalyan Yojana. By the way, the scheme with free gas cylinders is named Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PM Ujjwala Yojana).
So let us now tell you how the cylinders will be given.
- Under the Ujjwala scheme, 3 cylinders of 14.2 kg will be given under Garib Kalyan Yojana.
- Three free gas cylinders will be given to you for three months.
- That is, only one cylinder will be given in a month.
- Those who have a small cylinder ie a 5 kg cylinder will be given some 8 cylinders.
- That is, only 3 cylinders will be given in a month.
Thus, there are two types of cylinders, one is 14.2 kg and 5 kg. You can also say it as one big cylinder and second small gas cylinder. So let us also know what should be the eligibility for taking a free gas cylinder.
Eligibility for taking FREE GAS CYLINDER
The government is going to give free cylinders, some eligibility has also been kept for it. Only those who fall within these eligibility will be given benefits under this scheme.
- There should be a gas connection under your Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
- Your mobile number must be linked to a gas connection.
- Only a maximum of 3 cylinders will be given under this scheme.
- Only one cylinder will be given in a month.
If you keep this eligibility, then you can also get the benefit of free cylinder scheme. Now also know what will have to be done to get a free cylinder.
What to do to get free cylinder
Now let us also tell you how you have to take advantage of the announcement made by the government, that is, what you have to do. You do not have to spend money out of your pocket to take advantage of this plan. The government can deposit the same amount of money that will come into your account and you can get your cylinder booked after the amount is received. Then you can either withdraw the money from your account and take the cylinders with the same money or if you have money at home, then you can also take the cylinders from them.
So in this way you can avail free cylinder under Ujjwala scheme. In the next post we will also show you the list of free gas cylinders. In which you can also see your name.