Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Introduction:
India is one of the biggest countries in terms of population in the world, hence all the requirements of the people are hard to reach.Though, not impossible.Electricity, water, gas are the prime requisites of any individual in any country. But, in India it is tough to give these facilities to everybody because India is a Developing country and not a Developed Country.
More than 24 crores of households are there in India, out of which around 10 crore households still do not get LPG fuel for cooking. They use coal, dung, firewood, cakes etc which is neither reliable nor economical. These techniques for cooking are hazardous for their own household and neighbours. It creates respiratory problems to their women and children.
According to a report by World Health Organization, the production and inhalation of smoke in these householdsis equal to smoking 400 cigarettes a day, which is more injurious than our imagination.For reducing these miseries and improving human life in these areas, The Government of India is introducing UJJWALA YOJANA. This scheme just elevated India on the top importer list of LPGs ahead of Japan. On 11th April 2018, in the International Energy Forum this scheme will start for a new era of revolution. Total number of 3 crore new gas connections in last 3 years is a great achievement.
PM Ujjwala Yojana (Scheme) Information:
On 1st May 2016, government of India Launched this scheme in Ballia, UP and they are aiming to deliver 5 crore LPG connections with a financial support of 1600/- rupees per connection by next three years. Ensuring women’s safety and empowering Women’s status in the society, connections in these schemes will start in the name of the women of the household. Allocated expense for this scheme is around 8000 crores. The Identification process of BPL families will pass through Socio Economic Caste Census Data.
This scheme is likely to introduce more than one lakh new jobs in the country as the manufacturers of cylinders, gas stoves, regulators, gas hoses are domestic only. This will also bring the business of around 10,000 crores innext three years. The government will give advantages of this scheme to the following too.
- Beneficiaries of PM Aawas Yojana (Gramin) SC/ST
- Forest dwellers
- Antoyoday Anna Yojana
- People residing in islands and river islands
- Most backward class
PMUY Website and contact Information:
The government is aiming to provide these basic facilities to North Eastern states as a prime focus. This will effectively help the states like Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim etc.
24 hours helpline number 18002333555 or 1906 is given for any inquiry.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Application Form Download
For downloading participation forms, please follow the link.
Application Form and KYC form are available in Hindi and English.
Women of the prescribed households can contact the nearest LPG distributor with the Jan Dhan Account details, Aadhar Card Numbers of all the Family members. The woman will need to submit residential detailed address.