In the Union budget for FY 21-22, provision for an additional one crore LPG connection under the PMUY scheme was announced. These one crore additional PMUY connections (under Ujjwala 2.0) aim to provide deposit-free LPG connections to those low-income families who could not be covered under the earlier phase of PMUY.
Women beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Mayurbhanj had an opportunity to interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conferencing today.
Bhubaneswar: After the launch of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) coverage in Odisha reportedly increased from 20% of the total households in 2014 to 43% in 2017. “LPG coverage has increased from 20% in June 2014 to 43% at present in terms of penetration when comparing active customers with calculated current […]
Bhawanipatna: Cases have been lodged against three persons, including IOCL’s Kalahandi district area manager, for irregularities in distribution of LPG connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. According to sources, widespread irregularities were found in the dealings of the Golamunda gas distributor, following which the cases have been lodged, informed the district collector. The Indane […]
Bhubaneswar: The war of words between BJP and BJD over Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, which was launched in Sambalpur two days ago by Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan in the absence of local MLA Raseswari Panigrahi, is getting shriller by the day. BJP today reacted sharply to the statements made by the BJD legislators on the […]
New Delhi: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that nine crore new LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections have been distributed in the last four years, including 3.5 crore connections provided under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). Speaking at the launch of PMUY scheme in Delhi, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Pradhan said, […]
Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government at the Centre by terming the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana as a failure. Addressing a presser, BJD spokesperson Pratap Deb said that the BJP’s Ujjwala Yojana couldn’t achieve its objective and has failed miserably in […]
Bhubaneswar: Responding to the complaints about failure of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan once again explained about the PMUY requesting the BJD government to cooperate in making Odisha 100 per cent smoke-free State and not involve in politics over a sacred scheme. Pradhan, yet again wrote a letter […]
New Delhi: The government Friday gave out the 7-croreth free cooking gas (LPG) connection as the scheme to make available cleaner fuel in every household kitchens runs ahead of schedule. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said 7 crore connections have been realised in last 34 months under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) which translates into […]