Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), the women of the families below the poverty line will need to enroll for Aadhaar by May 31 to be able to avail themselves of a free LPG connection.
A good 10 months since the launch of the Center’s much publicized Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), thousands of families living below the poverty line (BPL) across the State are still depending on kerosene and firewood for cooking, as the project is yet to be implemented here.
On Saturday, the Officials of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP&NG) highlighted about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) during a meeting in the conference hall of Longkumer Kilem, Mokokchung.
PM Ujjwala Yojana Hazaribagh
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das had launched PM Ujjwala Yojana in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand to provide free LPG Gas Connections to poor women. Government has provided free LPG Gas connections to 1,365 women under PM Ujjwala Yojana Hazaribagh.
After the achievement of the target of distribution of 1 crore gas connections across the nation under PM Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), the Central Government has temporarily halted the oil marketing companies for the further release of new connections.
About 2,25,000 families have been identified from Karnataka for the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), under which LPG gas connections are provided to the poor families of the nation.
The transparent LPG cylinders are likely to be started in Telangana state in the current financial year 2017-18 to check pilferage. In order to do marketing in Hyderabad, plans are being devised by the oil marketing companies (OMCs) and Ranga Reddy districts first as a pilot project before extending the scheme to other areas.
Under Government’s ambitious scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), the survey of the people who uses using coal as a fuel will be run in the city to provide gas connections. The executive employees of the corporation, community members and the members of women’s self-help groups have imposed duty by the municipal commissioner Ajay Kumar. On Wednesday, they were provided all the necessary documents and forms of work with training.
The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwaja Yojana (PMUY) has been pushed by the Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan in relatively poor states like UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha. His push has meant maximum enrolment in UP since the scheme was launched by PM in May last year from Ballia.