Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY) at Ballia in Uttar Pradesh. The scheme aims to provide LPG connections without security deposit to 5 crore women from below poverty line (BPL) households over the next 3 years.
It will use the money saved from 1 crore 13 lakh cooking gas users voluntarily giving up their subsidies. Launching the scheme, Mr. Modi distributed L.P.G. connections to ten women beneficiaries on the occasion.
The Union Cabinet on Economical Affairs sanctioned Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme on 10th March 2016 to provide free LPG connections to the poor women of the nation. Under the scheme of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, about 8,000 crore rupees has been reserved for provide fifty million LPG connections to the poor family unit.
So let’s do:
1. Cabinet has approved how much amount for the rural household under LPG scheme ?
2. Which scheme has been approved by PM Modi headed cabinet with an outlay of Rs 8,000 Cr. ?
3. Government has approved 8,000 rs. under PMUY for how many years ?
4. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in which state ?
Source – The Economic Times