It is easily available to those who do not have local address proof. The company has tweeted that this small LPG cylinder will also be easily available at the nearest petrol pump and grocery stores.
LPG Gas Cylinder at Petrol Pump and Kirana Store: LPG Gas Cylinder has become the need of every household today. For people living in other cities leaving their homes for studies, jobs or any other employment, there are problems in getting LPG connection. Local address is not proof. Students and workers do not have much money. Gas consumption is also not that much for many.
For such needy people, Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) has launched Chhotu or FTL free trade LPG cylinder. Chhotu cylinders have been brought specifically for the migrant people, who frequently change houses, areas or cities in connection with work. It is easily available to those who do not have local address proof. The company has tweeted that this small LPG cylinder will be easily available at your nearest petrol pump and even grocery stores.
How to buy short gas cylinder, how to book it, how much it will cost, home delivery facility or not…. Answers to all such questions have been given further. First look at the tweet from the company:
The perfect buddy for any foodie! Get the Chhotu 5KG FTL Cylinder at a convenience store or petrol pump near you. No pre-booking. No address proof required. For details, visit https://t.co/4GQBXNgNCi #IndianOil #ChhotuMeraSaathi#ChhotuMeraSaathi #IndianOil pic.twitter.com/YyUHg7Pv8Z
— Indian Oil Corp Ltd (@IndianOilcl) May 24, 2021
1. What is this short gas cylinder, why is it called FTL?
The 5 kg LPG cylinder launched by Indian Oil is called the Short Gas Cylinder. FTL means Free Trade LPG, ie it does not have the hassle like a 14.2 KG gas cylinder. It is not difficult to find a number for this. It is also easily available at retail stores.
2. Will any local address proof be required for this?
No! You do not need local address proof for short gas cylinders. You can take a short cylinder by showing Aadhaar card, Voter ID, PAN card, driving license, passport or any government recognized ID (identity card).
3. What is the cost and will the security deposit money also have to be paid?
No deposit money is required to buy a 5 kg FTL Chhotu gas cylinder. Talking about the month of May, according to a gas agency of Delhi-NCR, at present, this small gas cylinder with 5 kg LPG gas is available for Rs 495.50. (Price change is possible.)
4. What is the shortest cylinder available in the country?
This small cylinder with 5 KG is available in every district of the country. You can take this cylinder from any Indane distributor near you. Apart from this, you can also buy it from Indian Oil’s petrol pumps, grocery stores and local supermarkets.
5. Where to refill when the gas runs out?
Customers can refill this cylinder at any point of sale and distributor. Later, if you change the location, then you can also take the cylinder together. Wherever they go, they can fill this small cylinder. If you do not want to take this cylinder with you, you can also return it from where you bought it. According to the rules, you will also be refunded after deducting the deputation.
6. How can booking Shorty Cylinder?
You can book shorty cylinders from anywhere in the country by making a missed call on the number 8454955555. If you want, you can also book through WhatsApp. Type ‘REFILL’ on WhatsApp and send it to the number 7588888824. Apart from this, you can also book Chhotu Gas Cylinder by SMS on mobile number 7718955555.
7. Can short delivery of small cylinders be done at home?
Yes, of course. Like a 14 kg gas cylinder, it will be delivered to your house after getting the number installed at the nearest agency. For this, you have to pay a delivery charge of 25 rupees. You have to pay 25 rupees on cylinders demanded from the distributor or gas agency.