Register in Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana and get gas cylinder, cylinder will be free till September
The government plans to provide free LPG cylinders to the country's poorest families for three months in view of the economic woes in the Koro crisis. If you are from a poor family and have not yet availed of this scheme, you can apply for it.
Women can apply for gas connection
It is very easy to register for the Ujjawala scheme. Women of BPL family can apply for gas connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana. One can personally get detailed information by visiting the official website associated with the scheme pmujjwalayojana.com. PMUY was launched on May 1, 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The process of applying
For Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana you have to fill an application form and submit it to the nearest LPG distributor.
Along with the application form, the woman has to provide her full address, Jan Dhan bank account and Aadhaar number of all family members.
After the application is processed, the oil marketing companies of the country provide LPG connections to the eligible beneficiaries. If the customer chooses EMI, the amount of EMI is adjusted against the subsidy on the cylinder.
Directly Rs. 1,600 subsidy
The total cost with the stove is Rs 3,200 when you take LPG connection under Ujjawala scheme. Of this, Rs. 1,600 is subsidized and the remaining amount is given by the oil companies. But consumers have to pay Rs. 1,600 has to be paid.