99% LPG Consumers are not still aware that they and their family members are covered under LPG Accident insurance. RTI activist from Puri alleged that Petroleum Ministry tried its level best to hide this information
In an email forwarded to Imphal Times Jayenta Kumar Das, an RTI activist base at Puri said that he had registered complaint in public Grievances and in Secretariat of President and now the ministry is compelled to post about the insurance details in its website.
“As people are not aware they are not able to claim insurance benefits hence I have search the LPG Blast related news in internet and have filed around 70 cases in NHRC to give them reliefs and NHRC has served notice on the Petroleum Ministry in all most all the cases”, Jayenta Kumar writes.
“We are covered with Rs 50, 00, 000 under insurance so-motto the moment we become an LPG consumer.”he added.