Hyderabad, Sept.5 : The State government has exempted the LPG, kerosene dealers and petrol bunks from renewal of their licenses. As part of Ease of Doing Business, the State government took a decision giving One Time License to the dealers which will be valid for life period without insisting on renewal.
The LPG, kerosene and petrol dealers till now were renewing their licenses every year or for every three years. The LPG, Kerosene and Petrol Dealers Association made a request to the government for exemption on this policy and issue One Time License.
Accordingly, the Civil Supplies Department examined proposal of one-time license and stated there will be no problem by issuing one time license. On the recommendation of the Department, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao approved the proposal and the Union government also concurred with the proposal of Telangana government. The State government amended the Telangana State Petroleum Products (Licensing and Regulation of Supplies, 2016) and on Thursday Civil Supplies Department issued G.O. No. 15.
There are 2,553 petrol bunks, 723 LPG dealers and some 900 kerosene dealers in the State. The LPG, Kerosene and Petrol Bunks Association thanked Chief Minister for his gesture. (NSS)