Government to roll out DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) scheme for kerosene from April 1, 2016

The scheme in the initial phase will be implemented in selected 26 districts of eight states. These states are Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan.  People will buy kerosene at market rate (un-subsidised price) but will get subsidy directly in their bank accounts.