The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)


Key Facts:

1. Each beneficiary will get financial support of Rs.1,600 for securing an LPG connection.

2. Eligible households will be identified in consultation with state governments and Union territories.

3. The new users who receive LPG connections under the scheme will not have to pay the security deposit, while the Rs. 1,600 administrative costs, cost of pressure regulator booklet and safety hose will be borne by the government.

4. The households will be selected using the socio-economic and caste census data. Consumers will have the option to purchase gas stove and refills on EMI.

5. Providing 50,000,000 LPG connections to women from families below the poverty line

Ministry : Ministry of Natural Gas and Petroleum

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