Union Minister for labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya has announced that every household of Telangana state would get cooking gas through pipeline by 2019.
In the first phase , , the laying of pipeline will be taken up in the Shameerpet-Qutubullapur-JNTU sector. LPG bottling plant will come up in Karimnagar of HPCL and IOC and BPCL at Cherlapally .
Under Ujjawala scheme to provide LPG connections to below poverty line families . Telangana government has given 2.43 lakhs connections under Deepam scheme, while the central would provide Rs 1500 each to the BPL families for purchase of gas stove and gas pipe.