PM Ujjwala Yojana 2022: Ahead of the assembly elections in Gujarat, the state government has made a big announcement under the PM Ujjwala Yojana. Taking advantage of the Ujjwala scheme, 38 lakh people of the state will now be given 2 gas cylinders free of charge every year. This subsidy will be directly deposited in the bank account of the beneficiaries. Apart from this, the state government has also reduced the VAT on CNG and PNG by 10 percent, so that the price of CNG gas will increase by Rs 6 to 8 and the price of PNG by Rs 5 to 6.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2022
Under the PMUY Yojana, the Central Government through the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2022 to the women of all BPL and APL ration card holder families will provide Rs. 1600 providing financial assistance. Central Government aims to provide LPG gas connection to all poor APL and BPL families in the country. Govt To apply under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the beneficiary women should be 18 years or above to avail the benefits of this scheme.
PM Ujjwala Yojana 2022
|Name of the scheme||PM Ujjwala Yojana 2022|
|Who will benefit||To all women above 18 years|
|Objective of the scheme||Using clean and safe fuel|
Gujarat government will provide two free cylinders to 38 lakh beneficiaries every year
The Gujarat government has given gifts to beneficiaries under its state’s Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana before Diwali. The government has announced to provide 2 cylinders absolutely free every year to 38 lakh beneficiaries of Ujjwala Yojana. Also, the Gujarat government has also reduced the VAT levied on CNG and PNG by 10%. Cutback on CNG/PNG and provision of 2 free Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders per year to 38 lakh beneficiaries of Ujjwala Yojana cost the state government Rs. 1650 crore will be burdened.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2.0
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2.0 has been launched by the Prime Minister of our country Narendra Modi on 10 August 2021 through video conferencing. Under which the beneficiaries will be given free refill and hot plate, LPG gas connection. Beneficiaries will also be given interest-free loans to purchase gas stoves. The scheme was launched by the Prime Minister from Mahoba district. In which LPG connections were given to 10 women beneficiaries through virtual means. On behalf of the Prime Minister, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath handed over the LPG connection papers to the beneficiaries.
Paperwork has been simplified under this scheme. Now the beneficiaries will not need to deposit their ration card and address proof. A self-declaration letter must be submitted to prove your address. Apart from this, information was also given on this occasion that during the Corona call, cylinders were given free of cost to the beneficiaries for 6 months by PM Modi.
Beneficiary of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
- All those who are listed under SECC 2011.
- People from all SC/ST families of Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana.
- People coming below poverty line.
- People covered under Antyodaya Yojana.
- forest dweller
- Most of the backward classes.
- Chai Aur Pooch Chai Bagan Tribe.
- People living in the island.
- People living in river islands.
Eligibility of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
- Applicant must be female.
- Applicant age should be before 18 years.
- Under this scheme the applicant should be below the poverty line.
- The applicant should have a bank account
- Applicant should not have previous LPG connection.