Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently announced that more than 14 crores of free of cost cylinders have been provided under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to the beneficiaries of the scheme during covid-19 crisis. What is the current scenario of prices of LPG in India? The price of non-subsidised Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders ....Read More
Launched in 2016, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana or PMUY is a social welfare scheme launched by the Central Government to provide 50 million LPG connections to women from below poverty line families. The scheme intends to reduce pollution, deforestation and health disorders in Rural India by promoting the use of LPG. Under the 2021-22 Union ..
Topics: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
On October 20, 2020, the State of Global Air report 2020 was released. The report was released by US based institutes. These institutes were Health Effects Institute and Institute for Health metrics and evaluation. The report has been created based on data from ground monitors and satellites Key findings of the report According to the ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On July 8, 2020, PM Modi chaired the union cabinet meet. Ministers of various departments attended the meet including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah Key Decisions The following key decisions were taken during the union cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi Pradhan ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
As per the data provided by the Union Finance Ministry on 20th June 2020, through Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP), a total of 42 crore citizens across the country have received financial aid of Rs 65,454 crore to date. The amount was distributed in the 3 forms, :(i) Through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
On January 23, 2020, Ghana announced that the country will replicate the Ujjwala model of LPG connection under the guidance of India (represented by Indian Oil Corporation). Highlights LPG coverage in Ghana is 23%. Citizens of Ghana spend hours together at petrol stations to refill their cylinders. Ghana is to fix the issues around LPG ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The US-based organisation Health Effects Institute (HEI) has released the State of Global Air 2019. The findings of the Study are: Overall long-term exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution contributed to nearly five million deaths from stroke, diabetes, heart attack, lung cancer, and chronic lung disease in 2017. Out of these, three million deaths ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Air pollution • Asia • Bangladesh • Bharat stage-VI • China • Diabetes • Heart Attack • Lung cancer • Malaria • malnutrition • National Clean Air Programme • Nepal • Pakistan • Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana • State of Global Air • State of Global Air 2019