MOPNG, Govt. of India introduced ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’ (PMUY) for which budgetary provision of Rs.12,800 crore has been provided for releasing 5 Crores LPG connections to women member of BPL households by March’19 and additional 3 Crore LPG connections by March 2020.
The scheme was formally launched by Hon’ble PM Sh. Narendra Modi at Balia, Uttar Pradesh on 01.05.16. Industry has crossed 5 Crore mark during August ’18 which was 8 months ahead of schedule.
Since inception till 15.12.18, Industry released more than 5.8 crore LPG connections on all India basis under the scheme.
In Odisha, a total 35.36 lakhs of beneficiaries have been provided with LPG connection under the scheme till date (24 Dec 2018). A press meet organised by Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) in this regard today was addressed by Shri Pritish Bharat, SLC (Odisha) for MoPNG & CGM I/C, IOCL, Odisha, Shri Dharmendra Behura, DGM (LPG), HPCL, Odisha, Shri Sanjay Sharma, State Head (LPG), BPCL-Odisha and Jharkhand, Shri Sanjay Kumar Jha, GM (LPG), IOCL, Odisha.Read More
Latest posts by Orissa Diary (see all)
- After Russia’s offer, US hints oil for India - September 19, 2019
- Indian Railways extends support for giving a boost to economy & announces measures of Freight incentive - September 13, 2019
- Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says inevitable shift in global energy consumption to Asia is a reality, and this change should be rooted in Energy Justice - September 11, 2019