Under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana‘, the beneficiaries can now take two small cylinders of five kg instead of the large LPG cylinder. To prevent the problem of moving large cylinders in the hills and far-flung areas, five kilograms of small cylinders have been started. Small gas cylinders will be available only at subsidy rate. Under the Ujjwala scheme, now the beneficiaries will have to take 14.2 kg of big cylinders as well as the option of taking a 5 kg cylinder. According to Sanjeev Singh, President of Indian Oil, the small cylinder’s security deposit is 800 rupees. Whereas the security amount of large gas cylinder is Rs 1,250.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
In this case, a beneficiary takes two five-five kilogram cylinders with Ujjwala gas connection, then it will have to pay an additional 350 rupees. Because, under the Ujjwala gas connection, there is a provision of bigger cylinder security deposit of Rs. 1250 / i.e.
Software changes Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Under the Ujjwala Gas Scheme, public sector oil companies have made changes in their software to give five kilograms of gas cylinders to the beneficiaries. So, there is no problem to the beneficiary who has opted to take small cylinders by paying some 350 rupees. Singh said that people living in the hills and remote areas will get the benefit.
- Rs 1250 bucks the amount given by the government under Ujwala connection
- Regulator and pipe also get free, option to take it in stove installments
- Target to give gas connections to 5 million poor women
- 3.33 crore households have got connections under Ujjwala scheme
BS-6 Fuel From New Financial Year
Indian Oil says that it will start supplying BS-fuel in Delhi completely from 1st April. Company President Sanjeev Singh said that to take full advantage of this, trains with fuel should also have BS-6.