Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana completes 4 years of success

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana was launched in May 2016. The scheme has successfully completed four years of its implementation.

Highlights

The scheme has so far helped more than 8 crore families. Around Rs 8,432 crores have been transferred through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) under the scheme. In order to mark the success, on May 16, 2020, Union Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan interacted with 1500 beneficiaries.

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana

In order to fight COVID-19 and also ease lives of the people of India during lock down, PM Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana. Under the scheme, free food grains were provided, farmers were provided with money transfers under PM KISAN Samman Nidhi, money was also transferred to women Jan Dhan Accounts

Above all, under the scheme free cylinders were provided. Around 2.66 crore free cylinders were already delivered and 3.05 crore free cylinders have been booked. Around Rs 5,000 crores were transferred to Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala accounts to obtain free cylinders.

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