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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल में प्रधान मंत्री उज्ज्वला योजना

पश्चिम बंगाल में प्रधान मंत्री उज्ज्वला योजना (हिन्दी में)

The Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a most ambitious scheme of Narendra Modi Government called Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in West Bengal on 14th August 2016. 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, the government distributes free LPG connection to women who belong to below poverty line (BPL) Families. 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, reducing indoor pollution and other health-related problems being faced by women in the state. In this scheme, West Bengal government released nearly 19.5 lakh LPG connections to BPL women in the state. The Government of India has the aim to distribute free LPG connections to 5 Crore BPL households across the country. 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.

Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in West Bengal:

  • West Bengal government provide free LPG connection to the women who belong to below poverty line(BPL) Families
  • Benefits of smoke-free and healthy environment during cooking for women from BPL families

Eligibility for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in West Bengal:

  1. Applicant should be resident of West Bengal
  2. Applicant should be women who belong to below poverty line (BPL) family

Documents required for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in West Bengal:

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

How to apply for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in West Bengal:

  1. Applicant should visit regional collector office in West Bengal
  2. Applicant also visit gram panchayat in related Taluka/district

References & Details:

  1. For more details about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in West Bengal visit: http://www.petroleum.nic.in/

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