PMUY target of 5 crore LPG connections achieved 8 months ahead’


PMUY target of 5 crore LPG connections achieved 8 months ahead’

Oil Industry J&K has stated that the target of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) for distributing five crore LPG connections to women of BPL families by March 2019 has been achieved 8 months ahead as the distribution has crossed 5 crore mark by August ’18.

In a press conference here today State Level Coordinator, Oil Industry J&K, Rajiv Yadav said for this PMUY a budgetary provision of Rs.12,800 crore was provided for releasing 5 Crores LPG connections and additional 3 Crore LPG connections by March 2020.

He said that the scheme was launched by PM Narendra Modi at Balia, Uttar Pradesh in the year 2016. “Since inception till Dec 15, 2018, IOCL has released over 2.75 Crore connections and the industry released over 5.8 crore LPG connections on all India basis under the scheme,” Yadav said adding that in J&K State Read More

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