Petroleum Panchayat Yojana – Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat Scheme | Complete Details

Petroleum Panchayat Yojana | Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat Yojana 2018 – Complete Details

As a backup of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Last year a Scheme was launched and named – “Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat Yojana“. Commonly this Scheme is being known as “Petroleum Panchayat Yojana“. In this article, we are going to discuss all about this Scheme. What are it’s benefits, Key Points and various other aspects.

On 23th September 2017, The Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated this Scheme. The main Aim of this Scheme is to Provide LPG Gas Cylinders to Village Households and replace traditional Methods. As you can See, The Aim of this Scheme and Ujjwala Yojana is Same. That’s why Petroleum Panchayat Yojana is also known as a sister Scheme of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat| Petroleum Panchayat Yojana 

Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat

Date of Launch of Scheme – September 23th 2017

Type of SchemeCentral Government Scheme

Launched By – Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan

Objective of this Scheme – Objective is to Provide Gas Cylinders at all Village Households in India.


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As mentioned Before, Petroleum Panchayat Scheme is Backup for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). Let’s Know some more about this Scheme –

Key Features of Petroleum Panchayat Yojana

Under this Scheme, NGOs, Asha Workers & Others will connect all possible beneficiaries to Ujjwala Yojana and will ensure that every beneficiary gets LPG Cylinder

  • Around 1 Lakh Petroluem Panchayats will be Formed under this Scheme (Nation Wide)
  • 1 LPG Panchayat will consist of Around 100 LPG users in that Panchayat. 
  • LPG Panchayat Members will Share their Experiences and Issues with one Other. Major Problems will be forwarded to next level and essential steps will be performed to resolve the issues

Conclusion – Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is a Nation Wide Program. It is Great that the concerned department has launched a Backup Scheme Named as “Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat” or Commonly Known as “Petroleum Panchayat yojana”. This will ensure that all eligible people are educated and benefited under this scheme. Formation of LPG Petroleum Panchayats will ensure Active Participation under this Scheme. In this way Govt. will come to know about the Problems that the beneficiaries are facing. So, overall this scheme will benefit Ujjwala Yojana Beneficiaries.

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