Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Subsidy/Financial Assistance
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme is a social welfare scheme being implemented by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Under the scheme the 5 Lakh BPL households across the country will be provided free LPG connections.
Financial Assistance Under Ujjwala Yojana
Central Government has set a budget of Rs. 8000 Crores for distributing 5 Crore LPG connections over the next 3 years. A financial assistance of Rs. 1600/- to to each eligible BPL (Below Poverty Line) family will be provided to purchase the LPG connection.
The government has set a target of providing free LPG connections to 1.5 Crore BPL households within the year 2016-17 with a budget of Rs. 2000 Crores.