Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG consumer (DBTL) scheme called, `PAHAL’ aims to reduce leakage of subsidy, reduce intermediaries and eliminate duplicate LPG connections by introducing direct cash transfer of subsidies.

LPG consumers, who join the scheme, will get the LPG cylinders at market price and receive the subsidy directly into their bank accounts.

The scheme required the consumer to mandatorily have a bank account linked with Aadhaar number for availing LPG Subsidy.

If they do not possess Aadhaar number, they will have to link their bank account directly with their 17 digit LPG ID