Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), this is what I am going to explain you in Hindi with complete details and step by step procedure to apply.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) is a scheme which was started by our very own prime minister narendra modi ji. Under this scheme people living below poverty line can get LPG connections easily and on very minimal charges.
The aim is to replace the old fashion way of cooking food by burning coal or wood, which not only is very hazardous to health but also creates pollution.
The main objectives of this scheme is to empower our country’s women living below poverty line, reducing health issues due to using coal or wood for burning, reducing number of deaths due to unclean cooking and preventing young children from health issue like respiratory problems etc.
Eligibility criteria for this scheme is that applicant are:
1. Applicant should be a women and her name should appear in SECC-2011 data
2. Applicant should be more than 18 years
3. Applicant should be living in below poverty line (BPL)
4. Applicant must have Aadhaar card and a saving account in any nationalized bank
5. Last applicant should not have any LPG connection running in his family.
To check and download SECC-2011 data also you can get secc list from other sources.
Download application form link(Updated-Official Link)
Mandatory documents to be submitted with the application form
1. BPL certificate
2. BPL ration card
3. One photo ID(Aadhar or Voter ID card)
4. One recent passport size photograph
scheme also provides a financial support of Rs. 1600 for each LPG connection to the eligible BPL households.
The government will also provide EMI facility for meeting the cost of stove and refill.
For three years the scheme will run from 2016-2019
Toll Free Number:
1800 266 6696
Details of the scheme can be find out in the below official link(Updated-Official Link)
I have create small video to tell that how people living below poverty line can take benefit from this.
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