Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana - Programme Tracker

Last Modified: Sat Jan 13 2018 11:20:06 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 50 million
    LPG connections to be issued to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families over a period of three years as part of the scheme. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched the scheme on 01 May 2016.
  • Rs. 1,600
    financial assistance per connection that will be provided by the Government of India to one adult woman member of BPL family identified through Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data. The deposit amount for the connection will be waived off as well.
  • Rs. 8,000 crore
    allocated for the implementation of the scheme in the Union Budget on 29 Feb 2016.
  • 14
    States/UTs having LPG coverage less than the national average, hilly states of J&K, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and all North-East States are identified as priority states for implementing the scheme.
  • 15 million
    connections to be issued - first year target.
  • 8 months
    time frame in which first year target was achieved.
  • 35%
    of beneficiaries belong to SC/ST category households.
  • 70%
    national LPG coverage as on 01 Dec 2016, up from 61% as on 01 Jan 2016. India is home to approximately 240 million households.
  • 2,95,43,113
    connections issued in 709 districts as on 02 Oct 2017.
  • 3,28,57,235
    connections released in 712 districts as on 13 Jan 2018.