8.3 crore family will get free gas cylinder for 3 months, know what is the condition
8.3 crore family will get free gas cylinder for 3 months, In view of the danger of coronavirus, the central government has opened the treasury to help the poor. To give relief to the common man from the lockdown, the Finance Minister has announced a relief package of 1 lakh 70 thousand crore rupees. Although there are many announcements in this great package, the most prominent among them is the free gas cylinder. Actually, the Finance Minister has announced to give LPG cylinder free for 3 months under the Prime Minister Ujjwala scheme.
This will benefit 8.3 crore women. The Finance Minister said that under the Ujjwala scheme, BPL families will get free cylinders for three months. This will benefit 40 crore rupees families of the country. Let us tell you that under the Prime Minister Ujjwala scheme, customers get the free gas connection. However, the benefit of the change in this scheme will be available only to the customers joining from 1 August 2019. The oil companies have decided to postpone the EMI recovery plan by July 2020.
Know about the scheme
Under the Ujjwala scheme, the customer provides a stove and an LPG cylinder. Its total price is Rs 3,200. In this, the government gives a subsidy of Rs 1,600. At the same time, oil companies give the remaining Rs 1,600 as a loan to customers. Customers have to pay it in the form of EMI. Customers purchasing 14.2 kg cylinders will not have to pay any EMI on the first 6 refills. EMI will begin with the seventh refill. Similarly, if you buy a 5 kg LPG cylinder, you will not have to pay EMI on the initial 17 refills. You will get the full amount of subsidy.
How to apply for the Ujjwala scheme?
Under the Prime Minister Ujjwala scheme, any woman of the BPL family can apply to get a gas connection. For this, you have to fill the KYC form and submit it to the nearest LPG center. For application in PMUY, a 2-page form, required documents, name, address, Jan Dhan bank account number, Aadhaar number, etc. are required. While applying, you also have to tell whether you want to take a 14.2 kg cylinder or 5 kg. You can download the application form of PMUY from the website of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. You can also take the application form from the nearest LPG center.
Which documents are necessary for the Ujjwala scheme?
- BPL card authorized by Panchayat Officer or Municipal Corporation President
- BPL Ration Card
- Photo ID (Aadhaar Card, Voter ID)
- Passport size photo
- Ration card copy
- Self-declaration verified by Gazetted Officer (Gazetted Officer)
- LIC policy, bank statement
- Name print out in BPL list
Other important matter
- The applicant’s name should be in the SECC-2011 data.
- The applicant should be a woman whose age is not less than 18 years.
- Women should be from a BPL family.
- It is mandatory for a woman to have a savings account in a national bank
- There should not be any LPG connection in the applicant’s house in the name of anyone.
- The applicant should have a BPL card and BPL ration card.