The main functions of the department include Issuance of licenses to construct and operate LPG production, storage / filling facilities, LPG air mix plants and LPG auto refuelling stations. All related matters like extension / renewal of licenses, amendment / transfer of licenses, cancellation / revocation of licenses, enforcement of technical standards, inspections are also being dealt by the department. Registration as OGRA’s authorized manufactures of LPG equipment is also being dealt by the department. Moreover, the department also handles grant of licenses to design, construct and operate LNG receiving terminal and associated pipeline infrastructure to the companies interested in the LNG business as per the provisions of OGRA LNG Rules, 2007.