Over 100 Beneficiaries Of LPG Scheme For Poor Families Meet PM

Over 100 Beneficiaries Of LPG Scheme For Poor Families Meet PM

A total of nine crore LPG connections have been given to the needy since 2014 under the Narendra Modi-led government, Pradhan informed.

President Ram Nath Kovind has appreciated the efforts made by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas ministry in ensuring that Ujjwala scheme benefits reach the maximum number of women beneficiaries in all parts of the nation. Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan told reporters that 104 women from across the country participated in the event.

Pradhan said that the objective of PMUY is not only to distribute LPG connections but also to reduce the health hazards being faced by women who are still using conventional fuels for cooking.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, initiated by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural, aims to safeguard the health of women and children by providing clean cooking fuel.


During the informal interaction with Modi, the beneficiaries explained how their lives had improved through the use of LPG cylinders.

In response to the observation of beneficiaries, Modi mentioned Saubhagya Yojana, which has been launched by the Union government to provide electricity connections to every home. All They belong to various States across the country for the LPG Panchayat.

Kovind said this while hosting an "LPG Panchayat" at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

"When users share with others how much time has been saved by using LPG and how it has helped them to do productive and income-earning activities, it will encourage others to use LPG", said another official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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