This scheme launched on date 01 May 2016. The main objective of the scheme To distribute free LPG connections to the women belonging to 5 Crore BPL families across the country. According the estimates, about 1.50 Crore BPL families will be benefited under the scheme in the year 2016-17. The scheme provides a financial support of Rs 1600 for each LPG connection to the BPL households.
This is the first ever welfare scheme by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas which would benefit crores of women belonging to the poorest households.
Official Website: http://www.pmujjwalayojana.com