Domestic LPG Cylinders To Come With QR Codes Soon Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Domestic LPG Cylinders To Come With QR Codes Soon Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday that Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders will soon come with QR codes that will help regulate the domestic cylinders.

Puri, while releasing a video on his Twitter profile, said, “Fueling Traceability! A remarkable innovation – this QR Code will be pasted on existing cylinders & welded on new ones – when activated it has the potential to resolve several existing issues of pilferage, tracking & tracing & better inventory management of gas cylinders.”

The video, from the event World LPG Week 2022 being held in Greater Noida, shows Puri interacting with officials and enquiring about the feasibility of the idea. A digital solution – QR (Quick Response) codes – are machine-readable optical labels that contain details about the item they are attached to.

World LPG Week 2022 is being held from November 14 to 18, 2022, at India Expo Mart (IEML), in Greater Noida.

The code-based track and trace initiative on LPG cylinders will give a boost to resolve issues of pilferage, and tracing and ensure better inventory management of the cylinders.

In the first tranche, a total of 20,000 LPG cylinders embedded with QR Code, according to news reports. All 14.2 kg domestic LPG cylinders will come embedded with QR Code over the course of the next three months, while a special sticker will be added on all old LPG cylinders.

The minister said that the theme, Humanising Energy, is apt as energy has a direct impact on human wellbeing and there is an urgent need to produce and use energy in a sustainable way, while ensuring affordability and availability to everyone.

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