Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna Current Affairs, GK & News

PM to launch Ujjwala-2 scheme from UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch the second edition of the government’s free LPG connection scheme called Ujjwala. Key Facts Second edition of the scheme would be launched from poll-bound Uttar Pradesh on August 10. First version of the scheme was launched in 2016 from Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2017 Assembly elections. Launch ..

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Gandhinagar becomes Gujarat’s first kerosene free district.

On October 25, 2019, Union Minister Amit Shah allocated 1000 LPG connections to women in Gandhinagar district of Gujarat. This makes Gandhinagar first district in Gujarat to become kerosene-free. Highlights The cooking gas was allotted to the women as a part of Ujjwala Yojana. The scheme has covered more than 75,000 beneficiaries at a cost ..

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Ujjwala Beneficiaries in Four States still use Earthen Stoves

A study from the Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (r.i.c.e) study on the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna (PMUY) makes the following observations: Most rural households with LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections still use chulhas with firewood or dung cakes which are the detriment of rural health. 85% of Ujjwala beneficiaries in rural Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar ..

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