Mandatory Checking of LPG Connection by IOCL Etc

1-There is a provision for mandatory checking of LPG connection by IOCL/BP/HP every 5 yrs for which each one charges diffrently '
' The equipment owned by the Corporation are as applicable. The equipment’s i.e Cylinder and Pressure regulator are given on loan basis. In case of any defect is observed in the equipment’s during its usage, the same are replaced free of cost after inspection by the concerned Indane distributor.
Further it is understood that -Further, the Corporation or the Distributor have the right to inspect the installation including appliance at any time and if considered necessary, for the reasons of safety'
'IOCL through Indane distributors trained mechanic conduct safety audit of the domestic installation once in a every five years at the customers premises for which the customer is required to pay nominal charges to his/her distributor'
INSPECTION CHARGES -Rs 200-00, Rs177-00 & Rs75.00
However the so called trained mechanics just do visual inspection & check the regulator by blowing from mouth
, since they are just trained to get the fees paid & issue a certificate which is ust an eye wash & in no way meet checking as per BIS Regulations for a LPG Regulator
Implementation of IS 9798:2013 Low Pressure Regulators for ...http://www.bis.org.in › sti › STI_9798_15012015
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14-Jan-2015 — Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) – Specification (Second Revision). ... use with LPG, provided always that the regulator to which this Mark is ...
'LPG Pressure Regulator
Specifications: Inlet Pressure: Max-10.5 kg/cm2, 150 psig, Min- 0.35 kg/cm2, 5 psig. Delivery Pressure: Max-1.4 kg/cm2, 20 psig, Min- 0.035 kg/cm2, 0.5 psig. Flow Rate: 20 kg/hr, 44 lb/hr, 8880 litre/hr, 313 cft/hr, 2.5 litre/sec.
Pl. note there are no serial nos or specification provided on the gas regulator supplied by INDANE thus it is not possible to compare the values or judge the condition of regulator internals including rubber diaphragm or steel spring etc . more  

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A dealer demanding Rs.250 for checking.Allowing adealers to chage higher amount only encourage unethical practice.How oil companies allow to charge such huge amount from a customer when gas cost is increasing frequently.Is not the amount claimed is higher ? more  
It's done to collect money and nit for any checking abd many a times for tresspassing. more  
Sir mandatory checking kya hai is me log kaise Kam karta hai. more  
Mai karvata hu mandatory sir ji more  
सर प्लीज हमको को भी काम करने का मोका देदो मेंडेटरी इस्पेक्सन का प्लीज more  
Actually the so called trained mechanic from Gas distributer gets a list of houses to be visited .Shall show a printed postcard from distribter about mandatory checking , otherwise the Refill Supply will be stopped . He will suggest that you pay the amount & he will issue a receipt & naturally one will pay Rs250/ + GST to continue getting refills ie the real story of our present day Mandatory check ups BIS should issue Standard Procedure for LPG mandatory inspection if we are really concerned & wish to have SAFETY AS MAIN CONCERN . Aso as PVT cos are selling Equipments claimed to provide safety like MAGIC LOCK or AVNI which claim having sold lacs , should be approved by LPG COs or Ministry of Petroleum to avoid any carelessness by a user after having installed these devices just like CNG LOCAL KITS OR SMALL LPG CYLINDERS AVAILABLE & GOT FILLED UP ILLEGALLY more  
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