Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is the social welfare scheme that launched in few states. At present this scheme is launched in Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and Bihar. Under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural gas provide gas connections for beneficiary women

Main Aim of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana:

The main aim of this scheme is to provide the free of cost LPG connections to women for BPL families. Under this scheme, the Government will provide LPG connections for 5 million families free of cost. Already the Indian Government set the Rs 8000 crores budget for this scheme.

The government will also provide the EMI facility to meet the cost of supplying stoves and cylinders

Scheme Name Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Scheme Launched date  May 1st, 2016
Aim Provide LPG connections to women from BPL households
Time Frame 3 years 2016 to 19
Total Budget Rs 8000 crore
Financial help Rs 1600 per LPG connection
Other benefits Provide EMI facility for the Gas stove and refill cylinder
Families will benefit 5 Crore
Benefits Reduce air pollution, health improvement

Ujjwala Yojana Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be women
  • Candidates must be Indian citizens
  • No one in applicants household should own an LPG connection
  • Applicant should belong to below poverty line (BPL) household
  • The income level of the family per month does not exceed the certain limit as defined by Government union territories/state
  • The name of the applicant in the SECC 2011 data and should match information available in BPL
  • Candidates must not recipient to other similar schemes provided by Government]

Required documents list:

  • BPL ration card
  • An authorized BPL certificate by municipality chairman
  • Identity proof
  • Recent passport size photographs
  • Driving license
  • Lease Agreement
  • Passport copy
  • Any utility bill
  • House registration documents
  • Ration card
  • The self-declaration that has been attested by Gazetted officer
  • LIC policy
  • Bank statement

Main objectives of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana:

  • Reduce air pollution
  • Protecting their health
  • Decrease the serious health hazards related to fossil fuel cooking
  • Reduce the number of deaths in India due to unclean cooking fuel
  • Preventing young children from the main number of acute respiratory illnesses that caused by indoor air pollution by fossil fuel


Apply for PMUY scheme:

Eligible candidates easily apply this PMUY by following the below-mentioned steps

  • Applicants need to visit the nearest LPG distributor or download the application form here
  • Fill the form manually and neatly with correct details
  • Submit the application form at the office along with required documents
  • After your application is successfully processed then you will receive all benefits of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme

List of KYC application forms for PMUY scheme:

The application form for the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana will be available in both Hindi and English languages and the application form contains 2-page documents to fill details like:

  • Details of all members in household whose have above 18 years of age
  • Ration card details
  • Age, Applicant name and location
  • Bank account details including branch and IFSC number with aadhar card details
  • PAHAL joining details as all benefits of his scheme that will directly credit to a bank account of an applicant
  • Equipment that is to be selected

Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana:

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has to implement the first time in history also benefits the crores of women belonging to the poorest households. In India, more than 24 crore households out of that 10 crore people are using LPG as cooking fuel also have others rely on another primary source of cooking

The revised target of this Yojana will be achieved by 2020 with an additional budget. The decision comes with the huge response from women particularly in the rural areas to cover LPG connections

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana had introduced in 7 different states in India by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the year 2016 at different dates

Contact information:

Applicants have any doubts then contact Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana by calling toll free number 1800 266 6696

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana brings the clean cooking fuel at affordable rates to the number of BPL families. The scheme will be implemented over a period of 3 years. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved to enhance the target base of PMUY from 5 crores to 8 crores

Also Read: Apply for Ujjwala Yojana PMUY scheme

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