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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Gas Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Gas Yojana



One last chance to get a free gas cylinder; This is the last month of Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Gas Yojana, know what you have to do to get the benefit of it?

  • Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana, families belonging to BPL category get benefits
  • Women of BPL family can take gas connection under this scheme in her name

Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana, the government provides free gas cylinders to poor rural women. Gas cylinders will no longer be available for free under the scheme after September. In fact, the Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana, which was implemented for three years in 2016, was valid till April 2020. The central government later extended its term till September 2020 due to Corona. In this case, the last chance to take advantage of the scheme is up to this month.

What is the purpose of the scheme?

Under this scheme, the government provides cylinder connection to the families living below the poverty line. Its purpose was to protect women in rural areas from harm caused by the use of wood and dung. Under the Ujjawala scheme, 74 million women who buy gas cylinders get them for free.

Who will get the benefit of Ujjawala gas scheme?

  1. Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana, families coming in BPL category get benefits.
  2. Women of BPL family can take gas connection in their name under this scheme.
  3. The age of the applicant woman should be more than 18 years.
  4. The woman applying should be a rural resident holding a BPL card.
  5. The woman applicant should have a savings account in any nationalized bank across the country to receive the subsidy amount.
  6. A family that already has an LPG connection will not benefit from this scheme.
  7. Applicant woman should have BPL card and BPL ration card.

What to do now?

You have until September. If you want to take advantage of this scheme, you have to register.

How to register?

  1. Registering for this scheme is easy.
  2. Any woman from BPL family can apply for gas connection.
  3. Detailed information can be obtained by visiting the official website attached to the scheme https://pmuy.gov.in/.
  4. KyC form has to be submitted to the nearest LPG center for application.
  5. For application, name, address, Jan Dhan bank account number, Aadhaar number have to be given along with the form.
  6. In the form, you also have to say that you will take a 14.2KG cylinder or 5KG.
  7. You can also choose the option of EMI, in which case the amount of EMI is adjusted to the subsidy received on the cylinder.

What are the documents required for registration?

  • Authorized BPL Ration Card
  • BPL card certified by the Panchayat Minister or Municipal President.
  • Photo ID (Aadhaar card or Water ID card).
  • Passport size photo.
  • Jan Dhan / Bank Account Number.
  • Aadhaar card number.
  • LIC policy.

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