Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala yojana | Ujjwala Gas Yojana Complete Details for Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Odisha, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh,Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K)
UPDATE – Recently this scheme has been launched in Maharashtra and J&K (Jammu and Kashmir)
Pradhan Manri Ujjwala Yojana has been launched in few states. Currently the scheme is launched in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Odisha, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh., Maharashtra and Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) .Soon it will be launched in other states too ! in this article, we are providing the state wise details of the Ujjwala Scheme.
I am sure you guys know about Give Up Subsidy Scheme that encouraged the well-off people to give up their LPG subsidy. Around 1.13 crore consumers gave up the subsidy and considerable money has been collected by the government. Now, the good thing is that this saved money will be implemented in a new scheme known as “Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana“. In this new scheme, the poor families will be provided with the Free LPG Connections.
Do you Know? – Rs 8000 crore has been enmarked for providing 5 Crore Free LPG Connections to BPL Households !
If you fall under the BPL(Below Poverty Line”) category, you can make use of this Yojana. This article contains all important details like Eligibility, how to apply etc. Kindly read the complete article
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Everybody wants to live a good life. We want to eat good food, educate our children and so on. To be honest, many of us are lucky enough to live such kind of life. Many people in our country barely manage to feed their families.
I feel very happy while saying that huge number of people participated in the Give Up LPG Subsidy Scheme. This involvement shows that people do care about there countrymen and want to do good. Such large participation enable our government to collect handsome amount of money which will now be spent on this free lpg connection scheme, ujjwala yojana. The very origin of this scheme is due to voluntary subsidy give up. All the people who gave up the LPG subsidy deserve appreciation.
The whole idea is great and i feel like saluting to our Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi.
|Name of the State||Launched On|
|Uttar Pradesh||1 May 2016|
|Rajasthan||15 May 2016|
|Gujarat||15 May 2016|
|Uttarakhand||9 June 2016|
|Odisha||20 June 2016|
|Bihar||28 June 2016|
|Madhya Pradesh(MP)||4 July 2016|
|Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)||28 September 2016|
|Maharashtra||8 October 2016|
Currently this scheme has been launched in the above mentioned states. Soon, it will be launched in other states too.
No matter to which state you belong, the procedure of applying is same. If your name is in the Official BPL list (as per SECC 2011 data) you are eligible.
Pradhan Mantri LPG Scheme – Ujjwala Yojana
Do you Know? – In the History of Our Country, this is the First time when the ministry of Petroleum and Gas is going to implement a welfare scheme then will benefit large number of people
Why was this Scheme Introduced ?
Clean Fuel is Accessible to only limited people. Poor people use the conventional methods like using fossil fuels. The usage of such fuels cause serious health problems.So, this scheme has been introduced to make sure that even the poorest families (BPL) have access to clean Fuel, LPG.
The provision of this scheme was proposed by the Finance Minister on 29th February 2016. On 10th March 2016 the cabinet approved it.
This scheme is being implemented over 3 years – 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19
Features of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
- 5 Crore LPG connections will be delivered to BPL families with a support of Rs. 1600
- Connections will be issued on the name of women beneficiaries
- For the stove and refill cost, EMI facility will also be provided
To identify the BPL, Below Poverty Line Families the center will consult the state and Union Territory governments.
Understanding the Ujjwala Yojana
The Government will be providing the financial support or Rs. 1600 for each LPG connection. So, every BPL family will be provided with this amount.
The will be transferred directly to the Bank Account
Required Documents –
Before applying, make sure you have following documents –
- BPL Certificate
- BPL Ration Card
- Photo ID Proof
- Passport Size Photograph (Recent)
Who is Eligible to Apply?
Eligibility Conditions –
- Applicant should be Indian Citizen with age more than 18 years
- Only women applicant is eligible to apply
- The applicant should not already hold any LPG connection
- The name of applicant should exist in the SECC-2011 Database
How to Apply for Ujjwala Yojana
If you fulfill all eligibility conditions, here are the steps to apply –
- First of All Visit the nearest LPG distributor
- Download the application form (given below) and fill it carefully
- Submit it the application form at the office of LPG Distributor
- After your application is successfully processed, you will receive all the benefits of the scheme
Ujjwala Yojana Application Form Download
English Application Form
Hindi Application Form