PM Ujjwala Yojana – Govt Plans to Open 6000 New Gas Agencies

September 5, 2017 | By ujjwala yojana | Filed in: News, Ujjwala Yojana.

PM Ujjwala Yojana – The Indian Government’s ambitious scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is considered to be one of the successful schemes of the government. After achieving a milestone this year (achievement of 50% target i.e 2.5 crore gas connection distributed under the scheme), the government now plans to open about 6000 new gas agencies across the country in the upcoming months.

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Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, free LPG connections are being distributed to poor across the country. More than 2.5 crore LPG gas connections have been provided to the poor women belongs to the BPL (Below Poverty Line) families people across the country. According to the news, a total number of about 1028 agencies will be opened in Uttar Pradesh. About 400 agencies will be opened in Odisha while a total of 631 agencies will be opened in West Bengal.

As per the report, the central government is also planning for the opening of 986 new gas agencies in Bihar, 312 agencies in Jharkhand, 319 in Gujarat, 452 in Maharashtra, 334 in Rajasthan and 161 agencies in Assam. Besides this, there is a plan to appoint 235 LPG Distributor in Karnataka, where the BJP is preparing for the election. As of 3 April 2017, twenty million LPG connections had been completed.

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After the success of the PM Ujjwala Yojana, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas now has decided to take the message down to the last mile. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promoted Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan as the cabinet minister for the success of Ujjwala Yojna.

Preparation has been started by the Petroleum Ministry in order to start more than 6000 new gas agencies across the nation where about 99% of these agencies will be in rural areas.

According to the report, all these newly planned agencies will start working in the next 8 months. PMUY, a welfare program of the government of India was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016 with an objective of providing 50,000,000 LPG connections to women from families below the poverty line.

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17 comments on “PM Ujjwala Yojana – Govt Plans to Open 6000 New Gas Agencies

  1. BajrangSingh says:


  2. narendra Kumar kushwah says:

    मेरा नाम नही है इसीलिए इस मे मेरा नाम आना चाहिए

  3. Raihanul Islam says:

    New gas

  4. Khullakpam serajur rahman says:

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  5. Jeeva Nand says:


  6. Srinivas says:

    This is Srinivas.

    I am from telangana state. Un Employee. I want to take gas distribution(Dealership). I have 15 Yrs worked various designations in Lpg Bottling plant.

    Introduce in telangana also? when distribution process will start? How we apply?

    • Trinadh Varma says:

      Hi Sir, do you got any information on this dealership procedures? Please let me know the details as I am willing to take dealership in our area.

  7. shriram patel says:

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  8. pawan Kumar says:

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  9. Subhash Sapkota says:

    I want to open gas agency at my rural area puthimari sonitpur, Assam pin 784153.

    Dear for I would like to request you sir please provide the check list.

  10. Suman das says:

    I want to open gas agency at my rural area narendrapur,Kolkata 700103, l am SC .please help me.9903430840

  11. Saligram says:

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  12. SUKLA DEY SARKAR says:

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  13. Bittu Mandal says:

    I want to Open GAS Agency at my area Khoirabari, Dit. Udalguri, State Assam Pin- 784522, Mobile No.8011878536, 7896571372

  14. Bittu Mandal says:

    I am a Schedule Caste Unemployed Person. so,I want to Open GAS Agency at my rural area, khoirabari, Dist. Udalgui, Sate Assam Pin,784522, Mobile No,8011878536, 7896571372

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