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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme – an LPG Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. PM said that the cooking gas scheme will benefit 5 crore families till 2019. “We have shown how the petroleum sector is for the poor,” Modi said.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme

On 1 May, at 12:12pm, PM Shri Narendra Modi launched PM Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. The Yojana intends to cater five crore LPG connections to women belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) households, over the next three financial years. This Yojana will cost Rs. 8000 crore, that is going to be partially funded from the savings resulting from LPG users who gave up their as part of the Give up Programme.

About Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana { PMUY }

Not only those persons, who voluntarily gave up their LPG connections, but also those, who are earning Rs. 10 lakh of more in a year, have been considered ineligible for the subsidy.

Under the Ujjwala Yojana, the aspirants of new LPG connection do not have to pay any security deposit; and the administrative cost Rs. 1,600, cost of pressure regulator and safety hose is going to be paid by the Government. Consumers have the choice to buy gas stove and refills on Easy Monthly Scheme (EMI).

The selection of BPL households is proposed to be done using the socio-economic caste census data. In India, at present, there are 16.64 crore active LPG consumers for whose requirement about 21 million tones of gas are needed.

PM Ujjwala Yojana Expansion Plans

According to the Prime Minister about 10,000 new distributorships and infrastructure expansion plans were in the works to meet the enhanced demand soaring up due to the new connections.

With the expansion in number of consumers and in the consumption of LPG, particularly in rural areas, the incidents causing serious health hazards related with cooking based on fossil fuels are certainly going to decrease: according to an estimation by WHO (World Health Organization), in Indian, nearly 5 lakh deaths happen only due to unclean cooking fuels.

Experts have already opined for many times that burning fire (Fossil Fuel) in the open kitchen is like burning 400 cigarettes an hour.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme Application Form pdf Download – Hindi / English

Pradhan Mantri ujjwala yojana application forms are now available. Currently the forms are available as pdf file in Hindi and English Language.

Soon these forms will be available in Other languages like Telugu, Tamil, Malyalam, Gujarati and Bengali. We have updated the pdf application form download links in the links section at the end of he article.

PM Ujjwala Yojana Application Form pdf Download – Hindi & English

Download PM Ujjwala Yojana Hindi Application Form

Download PM Ujjwala Yojana English Application Form

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