How To Apply For Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
On 25th June 2015, the Indian Prime Minister Shri Narender Modi launched an ambitious scheme named ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) with an aim of providing LPG Gas Connections to all the BPL Women of the nation. This scheme was launched at Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.
While launching this scheme, PM Narender Modi said that the government has set a target of proving LP Gas connections to about 5 Crore Women beneficiaries across the nation.
The main objective behind the launching of this scheme is to provide a smoke-free environment to the women.
How to Apply for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Only woman of the BPL family can avail the benefits of LPG Connection from Government (as by rules and guidelines) under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. They may apply for a new LPG connection (in the prescribed format) to the nearest LPG distributor , LPG outlet.
- While submitting the application form, the woman needs to submit detailed address, Jandhan Bank Account and Aadhar number of all members of the household.
- The connection will be issued by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to the eligible beneficiaries woman after processing the application.
- In case the consumer opts for EMI, the EMI amount will be adjusted against the subsidy amount due to the consumer on each refill.