PM Ujjwala Yojana Rs 1650 crore was sanctioned by the Modi government to provide 75 lakh LPG connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. This decision was taken in the cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi. Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the government provides LPG connections to those living below the poverty line.
New Delhi, Agency. On Wednesday, the Central Government sanctioned Rs 1650 crore for providing 75 lakh LPG connections to oil marketing companies under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. This money will be used to provide new connections under the Ujjwala scheme.
Anurag Thakur gave information
News agency PTI reported that Union Broadcast Minister Anurag Thakur, while talking to journalists, said that the cabinet meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the decision to provide 75 lakh additional LPG connections under the Ujjwala scheme. .
Number of PMUY beneficiaries will reach 10.35 crore
After distribution of 75 lakh additional connections under PM Ujjwala Yojana, the number of beneficiaries covered under PM Ujjwala Yojana in the country will reach 10.35 crore. Under PM Ujjwala Yojana, poor families are given LPG cylinders at concessional rates by the government. Under the Ujjwala scheme in Delhi, domestic LPG cylinder is available for Rs 703.
What is PM Ujjwala Yojana?
PM Ujjwala Yojana was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May 2016. Under this scheme, the government provides LPG connections to families living below the poverty line.
Eligibility for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
The applicant must be above 18 years of age.
Only women can apply for this scheme.There should not be any other LPG connection in the house.Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural) can also apply for this.