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India earmarks 80b rupees to accelerate LPG adoption

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State-owned oil marketing companies have since May distributed 1.8 million LPG connections to the extremely poor.

Mumbai

KAMLESHKUNWAR, a mother of three living in a village in central India, first used cooking gas to prepare a meal about a month ago. Her family struggled for years with the ash and smoke that comes from burning wood, until they received a free gas connection from the government as it