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Introduction

Bharatgas comes from Bharat Petroleum, a Fortune 500 corporation and a significant participant in the processing and distribution of petroleum products in India. Bharatgas provides LPG connections to more than 42 million homes and has introduced numerous creative products and customer-centric services to its customers.

Not restricted to service only, Bharat Petroleum is also dedicated to delivering quality goods at regular intervals. The popularity of the brand is not restricted to Indian borders, but has spread to nations in the Middle East and Africa.

The introduction of ebharatgas.com back in 2000 allowed customers to get a range of handy services thus maintaining the ease of booking Bharatgas 'Online.' The website also enabled the consumer to exchange opinions and to talk directly to the organization. Today, the platform offers consumers various services like booking an LPG cylinder online, monitoring the availability of refills and providing feedback on other channels, such as IVRS, SMS, etc.

Cost of a New Gas Connection from Bharatgas

Bharatgas sells a 14.2 KG cylinder and a 5 KG cylinder for domestic use. The cost of a new connection for each type is given below:

Security Deposit for 14.2 Kg cylinder (In North-Eastern States)

Rs. 1150 per cylinder

Security Deposit for 14.2 Kg cylinder (In all other States)

Rs. 1450 per cylinder

Security Deposit of DPR (Domestic Pressure Regulator) (In North-Eastern States)

Rs. 100 per DPR

Security Deposit of DPR (In all other States)

Rs. 150 per DPR

Stamp Duty (Only for Maharashtra and Gujarat)

Rs. 100

Suraksha Hose (optional)

Rs. 170

If applying for second cylinder

Rs. 1150 / Rs. 1450 additional to be paid

Admin charges 

As charged by the distributor

Refill cost (cost of gas) 

As per market RSP (retails sale price)

Price details of 5 Kg LPG Cylinder

Northern Region

Price of 5 KG Cylinder incl. of VAT

Rs.840 – Rs.918

Price of Regulator incl. of VAT

Rs. 168.75 – Rs. 172.13 

RSP of 5 kg cylinder

Rs. 261.00 – Rs. 288.50 

Cost of Suraksha Tube

Rs. 170

Documentation Charges

Rs. 25

Delivery Charges (only if opted)

Rs. 25

Total cost of new connection

Rs. 1489.75 – Rs. 1598.63

Western Region

Price of 5 KG Cylinder incl. of VAT

Rs. 900 – Rs. 920

Price of Regulator incl. of VAT

Rs. 168.75 – Rs. 171.00

RSP of 5 kg cylinder

Rs. 283.00 – Rs. 302.50

Cost of Suraksha Tube

Rs. 170

Documentation Charges

Rs. 25

Delivery Charges (only if opted)

Rs. 25

Total cost of new connection

Rs. 1564.75 – Rs. 1605.50

Southern Region

Price of 5 KG Cylinder incl. of VAT

Rs. 916

Price of Regulator incl. of VAT

Rs. 157.50 – Rs. 171.75

RSP of 5 kg cylinder

Rs. 278.00 – Rs. 307.00

Cost of Suraksha Tube

Rs. 170

Documentation Charges

Rs. 25

Delivery Charges (only if opted)

Rs. 25

Total cost of new connection

Rs. 1585.75 – Rs. 1613.75

Eastern Region

Price of 5 KG Cylinder incl. of VAT

Rs. 840.00 – Rs. 916.00 

Price of Regulator incl. of VAT

Rs. 157.50 – Rs. 173.50

RSP of 5 kg cylinder

Rs. 280.50 – Rs. 306.00

Cost of Suraksha Tube

Rs. 170

Documentation Charges

Rs. 25

Delivery Charges (only if opted)

Rs. 25

Total cost of new connection

Rs. 1500.00 – Rs. 1615.50

Service charges associated with a new Bharatgas connection

Type of ServiceCharges

Cash and Carry Rebate

Rs.18.50

Inspection of LPG stove or hotplate for new purchases or inspection of domestic gas installation or operation of hotplate or LPG stove or technician visit charges on some matter other than leakage

  • 1 Burner- Rs.100 
  • 2 Burners - Rs.150  
  • 3 Burners - Rs. 200  
  • 4 Burners - Rs.250  
  • Cooking Hobs/Auto Ignition stove - Rs.300 

Termination Voucher (TV) Equipment collection charge

Rs.100

Issue of Gas Book

Rs.50

Installation and Demonstration charges for new connections 

Rs.100

Documentation charges and other administrative charges

Rs.75

Salient Highlights of Bharatgas Company

  • Currently used in more than 42 million households in both metropolitan and rural areas
  • A network of over 6,042 distributors, including 3,992 national rural distributors
  • 24 X7 booking cylinder facilities through SMS, IVRS, Smartphone Device and the Internet
  • FMCG and home appliances made accessible at competitive rates to Bharatgas distributors
  • Bharat Metal Cutting Gas that offers cost-effective fuel for cutting and brazing
  • 50 modern bottle filling plants across the country

How to apply for a new connection with Bharatgas?

One can approach their nearest Bharatgas dealer, fill the requisite form and submit the necessary document proofs to apply for a new connection.

There is no fixed turnaround time for the issue of new connection. Connections will be issued based on the genuineness of requirement as per company guidelines and subject to availability of equipment and stock.

You can now book a new connection online too. 

  • On the ebharatgas portal, click on the ‘Register for LPG Connection’ option.
  • On the page, you have to select your state and district to bring up the list of distributors in the particular area.
  • You can select the distributor nearest to your place of residence and click ‘Next’.
  • You will be taken to the registration form to fill in all your details like name, address and other details.
  • You are then required to upload the scanned copies of the Identity Proof and Address Proof documents whose details you have entered on the registration form.
  • When your application has been approved for the release of the LPG connection, you may opt to pay electronically to complete the procedure.
  • If you don’t have the scanned copies of your supporting documents, you can apply online and submit the photocopies of those documents to the distributor along with a printed copy of your online submission.

What are the documents required to apply for a new Bharatgas connection?

The two most important documents you need to submit for a new gas connection are Identity Proof and Address Proof. You will also need to give a few passport size photographs. Here are the accepted documents for each:

Address Proof 

  • Ration card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport
  • Driver's Licence
  • House Registration Document
  • Recent Utility Bills (Electricity/Telephone/Water Bill)
  • Bank passbook

Identity Proof

  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving Licence
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Government Issued Photo ID

FAQs

1. Can I apply for a Bharatgas connection with 2 cylinders? If so, what would be the total amount I need to pay?

Yes, you can apply for a connection with 2 cylinders. Along with the security deposit of Rs. 1450, you need to pay an additional Rs.1450 for the additional cylinder. Administration and documentation charges will be as per the dealer.

2. Is there a time limit for the issuance of a new connection?

There is no fixed turnaround time for the issue of new connection. Connections will be issued based on the genuineness of requirement as per company guidelines and subject to availability of equipment and stock.

3. Should I compulsorily buy the gas stove from the dealer while getting a new connection?

There is no rule that the consumer should buy the gas stove or any other accessory only from the dealer while getting a new connection.

4. Is there a waiting time to book a refill?

There is no waiting period to book a refill. Refills will be delivered based on the booking queue and availability of refill cylinders.

End Note

Bharatgas is a public sector LPG distributor who has been in the market for several decades. They offer competitive pricing and superior customer service in the LPG distribution market.

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