Taking cognizance of complaints by cooking gas customers of non-credit of their LPGsubsidy, the government said that these were mainly from customers of Airtel payments bank and that the subsidy amount had been credited to their respective accounts. Also Read - Best Vodafone-idea (Vi) prepaid plans under Rs 100: List of plans, unlimited data, voice calls, moreAlso Read - Airtel Rs 79 plan vs JioPhone Rs 75 prepaid plan compared: Which offers better value?
“It is found that these complaints mainly pertain to those LPG consumers who are Airtel customers and have opened account in Airtel payment bank,” a Petroleum Ministry release said. “It is clarified that the LPG subsidy of these Airtel customers has already been credited to their newly opened Airtel payment bank account seeded with Aadhaar,” it said.
“It may be noted that as per subsidy transfer protocol, the LPG subsidy is transferred to the (latest) bank account of the beneficiary seeded with their Aadhaar,” the statement added. ALSO READ: Airtel offers 100% cashback on Rs 349 plan: Last day, offer details and more
Telecom major Airtel has recently ventured into payment bank services. The ministry also said that, along with the three state-run oil marketing companies, it has taken up the matter with the Department of Financial Services, the National Payments Corporation, as well as Airtel.