Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

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  • The target under the scheme was to release 8 Crore LPG Connections to the deprived households by March 2020.
  • On 7th September 2019, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India handed over the 8th Crore LPG connection in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
  • The release of 8 Crore LPG connections under the scheme has also helped in increasing the LPG coverage from 62% on 1st May 2016 to 99.8% as on 1st April 2021.
  • Under the Union Budget for FY 21-22, provision for release of additional 1 Crore LPG connections under the PMUY scheme has been made. In this phase, special facility has been given to migrant families.


    1. Rs. 1600 for a connection 14.2kg cylinder or Rs. 1150 for a 5 kg cylinder.
    2. Additionally, All PMUY beneficiaries will be provided with first LPG refill and Stove (hot plate) both free of cost along with their deposit free connection.


    Priority would be given to the states which have lower LPG coverage (Compared to the national average) as on 1st Jan 2016.


    An adult woman belonging to a poor household and not having an LPG connection in her household will be eligible under UJJWALA 2.0. The beneficiaries should belong to any of the following categories:

    1. Eligible as per SECC 2011 list
    2. Belongs to SC/ST households, be a beneficiary of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY), Forest dwellers, Most Backward Classes (MBC), Tea and Ex-Tea Garden Tribes, People residing in river islands (Beneficiary will submit supporting document)
    3. If she is not falling in the above 2 categories, then she can stake her claim to be a beneficiary under Poor household by submitting 14-point declaration (as per prescribed format)


    Male Member from a household cannot apply for the scheme.

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    Application Process


    1. Following are the prerequisites for the enrollment process:
      1. Aadhar Card
      2. Ration card
      3. Address Proof
      4. Passport size photograph
      5. Bank Details
    2. Apply the application form through online official website.
    3. Select the oil company name example Indane / Bharatgas / HP Gas
    4. Select Type of Connection like Ujjwala 2.0 New Connection
    5. Choose State, District and Name of Distributor.
    6. Enter Mobile Number, Captcha and OTP.
    7. Select Migrant Family status in YES or NO
    8. For family Identifier in NO fill Annexure 1
    9. For family Identifier in Yes fill Ration Card
    10. Select Category.
    11. Fill all Family Details, Personal details, address details, bank details, Choose Cylinder Types, Select rural or urban and select declaration and submit.
    12. Generate Reference number and visit Gas agency.

    Documents Required

    1. Valid Photo ID
    2. Ration Card issued by the State from which application is being made/ other State Govt. document certifying family composition/ Self-Declaration as per Annexure I (for migrant applicants)
    3. Proof of Address – Aadhaar will be taken as Proof of Identity and Proof of Address if the connection is required in the same address. In that case only Aadhaar is sufficient.
    4. Bank Account Number and IFSC.
    5. Aadhaar (not mandatory for Assam and Meghalaya)
    6. Passport size photograph
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