Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the Modi government distributes free gas cylinders to poor rural women. After September, the beneficiaries of this scheme will no longer get gas cylinders free under this scheme. Due to Corona, the government had announced to give three cylinders and free of cost to 7.4 crore women who took gas cylinders under the Ujjwala scheme. This scheme, which started from April, was extended till the end of September. Let us tell you how you can take advantage of this scheme.
The benefits of this scheme will not be available after September:
After September, the beneficiaries of this scheme will no longer get gas cylinders free under this scheme. So now you have the last chance to take advantage of this plan. In such a situation, if you want to take advantage of this scheme, then you will have to register immediately. Only then you can avail this scheme.
How to register under Ujjwala scheme:
It is very easy to register under the scheme. Under the Ujjwala scheme, a woman from the BPL family can apply to get a gas connection. You can get information in detail by going to the official website pmujjwalayojana.com associated with this scheme yourself. To register, you must first fill a form and submit it to the nearest LPG distributor.
These details have to be applied to apply:
Apart from this, the woman will also have to provide her full address, Jan Dhan bank account and Aadhaar number of all family members. Later, after processing it, the oil marketing companies of the country issue LPG connections to the eligible beneficiary. If a consumer opts for EMI, the EMI amount is adjusted against the subsidy on the cylinder.
Who can avail the benefit of Ujjwala Gas Scheme:
The benefit of this scheme is available only to those families who are below the poverty line (BPL) card holder. In this, a woman can take a gas connection in her name. In this scheme, the woman in whose name the gas connection is to be taken, she should be a resident of the rural BPL card holder. To get the subsidy amount, it is necessary to have a savings account in any national bank.
This was the purpose of starting the plan:
Under this scheme, the government provides gas cylinders free of cost to those living below the poverty line. The government’s motive behind starting this scheme was to protect women from the harm caused by the use of wood and cow dung even in rural areas.