It aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing them with a clean cooking fuel – LPG. It seeks to empower women and protect their health by shifting them from traditional cooking based on unclean cooking fuels or fossil fuels to clean fuel.
What is the qualifying Criteria for release of LPG Connection under Ujjwala Scheme?
• Name should be available in the list of SECC data
• Aadhaar document
• Bank account details (IFCSC code and Account Number (The beneficiary can either a sole account holder or a joint account holder essentially in the name of Beneficiaries).
• Aadhaar of all major (above 18yrs) family members submitted Entire cost of new connection, including Security deposit (cylinder and Pressure Regulator), the cost of Suraksha Hose pipe, DGCC book, installation and administrative charges on one-time basis, will be borne by the Government. The total cost of new connection borne by the Government is Rs 1600/-.
a) For getting any information, providing feedback and for registering any complaint OMCs have call center which is accessible at Toll Free No 18002333555.
b) Consumers can also visit http://petroleum.nic.in/dbt/index.htm or visit transparency portal of their LPG Company (IOC, BPC, HPC) through www.myLPG.in.
Forms can be downloaded fromhttp://www.pmujjwalayojana.com