Hence from January 1, 2014 under the scheme the moment the refill is bought, the subsidy prevalent on that day will be credited to Aadhaar-linked bank account of LPG consumer for another cylinder. In all, cash subsidy is provided for nine refills in a year under the Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme.
Government of India has decided to extend the Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Scheme in 235 more districts by 1.1.14 in phases depending on Aadhaar penetration. With this roll out almost half the country, covering 289 districts, will get covered by DBTL by 1.1.14. The DBTL scheme has already been launched so far in 54 districts of the country covering 21.9 million LPG consumers and Rs.222 crore subsidy has been transferred through 5.3 million transactions into the bank accounts of the LPG consumers so far.