New Delhi: Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd has launched an app through which people across the country can book their cooking gas on instant messaging application WhatsApp.Also Read - PM Modi Launches Slew of Projects in Kerala, Dedicates BPCL's Petro-chem Complex to Nation

“From today (Tuesday), Bharat Gas (its LPG brand) customers across the country can book their cooking gas on WhatsApp,” BPCL said in a statement adding that it has introduced a Whatsapp business channel to facilitate cylinder booking. Also Read - Govt Postpones Strategic Sale of BPCL For Second Time

Launching the application, BPCL Marketing Director Arun Singh said, “The provision to book LPG from Whatsapp will make it even simpler for customers. Since Whatsapp is the one of the most commonly used apps, for the younger and older generation alike, being there on this platform will bring us closer to our customers.” Also Read - Petrol, Diesel Price Today: Check Latest Fuel Rates as on December 16

WhatsApp booking can be done on BPCL Smartline number — 1800224344 — from the customer’s mobile number registered with the company.