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PM Ujjwala Yojana: Get Free LPG Connection & Other Benefits; Apply With THESE Easy Steps

According to the report, more than 14 crore free LPG refills i.e. filled cylinders were distributed under PM Ujjwala Yojana. Let us tell you how to take advantage of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

Shivani Meena
LPG cylinder to be available free of cost under PM Ujjwala Yojana
LPG cylinder to be available free of cost under PM Ujjwala Yojana

If you also want to take advantage of PM Ujjwala Yojana, then this news is for you. Yes... Talking about this scheme, initially, it was kept to give benefit to 5 crore women but later, the target of connecting 8 crore women with the scheme was set.

Let us tell you that under this scheme, free LPG connection is given to the women of the house. The government organization PIB has released a report regarding this scheme. According to this report, LPG coverage has increased in the year 2022 to 104.1%. In 2016 it was 62%.

Talking further about the report, more than 9 crores deposit-free LPG connections have been distributed in the last 6 years under PM Ujjwala Yojana. Under this scheme, 35.1 percent of beneficiaries come from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. 

Who Will Get the benefit of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?

Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the government gives LPG connections to the beneficiaries living below the poverty line. Let us tell you here that only women can take advantage of this scheme. Also, the age of the applicant woman should be at least 18 years.

Apart from this, if there is any other LPG connection under this scheme in the same house, then they will not be given the benefit of this scheme by the government.

What are the documents required for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?

E-KYC (know your customer) is required for the Ujjwala connection.

  • BPL ration card or ration card issued by any state government, in which you have proof of being below the poverty line.

  • You will need an Aadhar card or Voter ID card.

  • A bank account number and IFSC code will be required.

  • Carry a passport size photograph with you.

How to apply For an LPG connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?

  • First of all, open the official website of Ujjwala Yojana https://www.pmuy.gov.in/en/ on your computer.

  • Here you will see the options of Indane, Bharat Gas, and Hindustan Petroleum (HP).

  • You can also choose the option according to your convenience.

  • After this, work carefully to fill in all the details.

  • Apart from this, if you want, download the form. After filling it out, you can also submit it to the gas agency dealer.

  • After the document is verified, the work of issuing the LPG gas connection will be done for you.

Additional benefits

The government is giving free LPG gas connection, filled cylinder, and stove to the beneficiaries of the Ujjwala scheme. Not only this, the first refill is provided free of cost to the beneficiaries by the government.

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