Ujjwala Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
The Ujjwala Yojana was first of its kind welfare scheme initiated by the Ministry of Petroleum. But the viability of the scheme was questioned citing that there would not be refills from the beneficiaries of the scheme. The current data from the Ministry of Petroleum has put the refill rate at 80%. Refilling of cylinders ..
The number of beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana for providing free of cost LPG (cooking gas) connections to BPL households has crossed 2 crore mark since its launch in May 2016. The success of the scheme shows that how it is serving as a novel means of women empowerment and achieving the goals of ..