The Central government targeting to add 10 crores new LPG connections in next three years under the Central government most ambitious scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY).
On the one year completion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship Ujjwala Yojana, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that about 2.20 crore connections given under PM Ujjwala Yojana, a milestone in LPG connections distribution.
He also informed that the scheme has achieved a 10 per cent growth in LPG Distributions in last 3 years.
Pradhan said that we kept the idea of Digital India in the core of all our schemes from their conception to implementation to monitoring.
According to the sources, about 1.85% PMUY beneficiaries booked refills. 2. 38% beneficiaries belong to SC/ST. Proves the effectiveness & transparency. About 2 Crore Plus PMUY & Overall 3.25 Cr new LPG connections have been distributed. The scheme get 0% Growth in LPG Demand Rate and 4600 New Distributors in 3 Yrs
Pradhan said the whole nation believe that the PMUY has been effectively implemented by the government as welfare scheme. He also said the government organized Ujjwala Mela to ensure the transparency and public participation in LPG distributions.
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