Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Date : 01/05/2016 - | Sector: MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS
Ujawala Yojna

With the tagline “Swachh Indhan, Behtar Jeevan”, Union Government has launched a social welfare scheme “Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana” (PMUY) on 1st May 2016 under the leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister.

The scheme envisages of smoke free Rural India and aims to benefit five crore families especially the women living below poverty line (BPL) by providing concessional LPG connections to entire nation by 2019. The scheme will increase the usage of LPG and would help in reducing health disorders, air pollution and deforestation.

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas is implementing the scheme.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should be women above the age of 18 years.
The applicant must be a rural inhabitant carrying a BPL card.
The women applicant should have a saving bank account in any nationalized bank across the country to receive subsidy amount.
The applicant’s household should not already own a LPG connection.

Required Documentation

BPL ration card
BPL Certificate Authorized by Panchayat Pradhan / Municipality Chairman
One Photo ID (Aadhar Card or Voter ID Card)
One recent passport size photograph
The basic details such as Name, Contact details, Jan Dhan / Bank account number, Aadhar card number etc.

How To Apply

The Application form for the beneficiaries is available by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

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