In Gujarat, 2 Free LPG Cylinders To Be Given To Ujjawala Beneficiaries

PM Ujjwala Yojana 2022: Ahead of the assembly elections in Gujarat, the state government has made a big announcement under the PM Ujjwala Yojana. Taking advantage of the Ujjwala Yojana, 38 lakh people of the state will now be given free 2 gas cylinders per year. This subsidy will be directly deposited in the bank account of the beneficiaries. Apart from this, the state government has also reduced the VAT of CNG and PNG by 10%, so there will be an increase of Rs 6 to 8 in the price of CNG gas and Rs 5 to 6 in the price of PNG

In Gujarat, 2 Free LPG Cylinders To Be Given To Ujjawala Beneficiaries

New Delhi: The Gujarat government on Monday announced that two LPG cylinders will be given free of cost to beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. The decision was announced by Education Minister Jitu Vaghani and Finance Minister Kanu Desai. The announcement came moments after the Gujarat government informed 10 per cent value added tax (VAT) reduction on compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG).Also Read - VAT On CNG & PNG Reduced By 10% In Poll-Bound Gujarat AlsoPM Kisan 12 Installment: PM Modi gave a Diwali gift to the countrymen, transferred 2000 rupees to the account

PM Ujjwala Yojana 2022

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched by the Central Government on 1 May 2016. This scheme is designed for women, the main objective of this scheme is to make women use clean and safe fuel instead of using unsafe fuel. Every woman above 18 years can avail this scheme. Women need to have BPL or APL ration card to avail this scheme.

  • Name of the scheme : PM Ujjwala Yojana 2022
  • Launched : Central Government
  • Who will benefit : To all women above 18 years
  • Objective of the scheme : Using clean and safe fuel
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In a press event, Vaghani said there are 38 lakh beneficiaries under the scheme and the decision will save Rs 650 crore for poor families. He said that the citizens and housewives would get a relief of Rs 1,000 crore. The moment a consumer gets one’s cylinder refilled, immediately, the money will be transferred to the account, he said.

The decision taken keeping in mind about 38 lakh housewives. With as much relief as Rs 650 crore decided for this scheme, a sum of up to Rs 1,700 can reach the homes or pockets of the public, the Gujarat minister said.

Vaghnani said that if we consider a 10 per cent reduction in CNG, there would be a benefit of Rs 6-7 per kg. Similarly, on PNG, there is going to be a benefit of Rs 5-5.50 per kilo, the minister said. He termed this announcement of the state government as massive and also considered it as a Diwali gift by the state government. He said it would benefit the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana. He added that the full amount will be credited directly to their accounts.

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1.PM Ujjwala Yojana was started by whom?
PM Ujjwala Yojana was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2.When was Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana launched?
Ujjwala Yojana was launched on 1 May 2016.
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