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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Punjab / पंजाब में प्रधानमंत्री उज्ज्वला योजना

पंजाब में प्रधानमंत्री उज्ज्वला योजना (हिंदी में)

The State Government of Punjab has launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Barnala district Punjab in association with Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is an ambitious social welfare scheme of prime minister Narendra Modi Government and first launched in Ballia on 1st May 2016 in Uttar Pradesh.

Under this scheme, Punjab government provide the free gas stove for below poverty line(BPL) Families and also provide the free gas connection in the state. This scheme provides a positive impact on the lives of women from BPL families in a major way by reducing the drudgery of cooking with polluting fuels and go a long way in reducing indoor pollution and other health-related problems being faced by women in the state. In this scheme, the government will distribute 21,912 free LPG connections to the women of poor families of Barnala district.

The main objective of this scheme is to provide a smoke-free and healthy environment to the women across the nation. In this modern age, many women across the country still continue to face the adverse health effect by inhaling smoke emitted from burning firewood. Many families of Punjab from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) were facing the health hazards until now as they had to cook food on traditional chullahs. Government took very good initiative and provide them smoke-free and healthy environment with the help of free gas stove and LPG gas connection in the state

Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Punjab:

  • Punjab government provide free gas stove for below poverty line(BPL) Families and also provide free gas connection in the state
  • Benefits of smoke-free and healthy environment during cooking for women from BPL families

Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Punjab:

  1. Empowering women and protecting their health
  2. Reducing the serious health hazards associated with cooking based on fossil fuel
  3. Reducing the number of deaths in India due to unclean cooking fuel
  4. Preventing young children from significant number of acute respiratory illnesses caused due to indoor air pollution by burning the fossil fuel

Eligibility for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Punjab:

  1. Applicant should be resident of Punjab state
  2. Applicant should belong to below poverty line (BPL)
  3. Applicant should be Blue card holder

Documents required for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Punjab:

  1. Aadhaar card
  2. BPL card
  3. Bank account details
  4. Blue ration card
  5. Passport size photos

How to apply for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Punjab:

  1. Applicant should visit regional collector office in Punjab
  2. Applicant also visit gram panchayat in retaliated Taluka/district

References & Details:

  1. For more details about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana visit: http://punjab.gov.in/

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