Complete Information of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna -Updated detail

What is Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana  is a new welfare scheme launched by PM Nr Narendra Modi on 1st of May at Ballia (located in Utterpradesh). Under Pm Ujjwala Yojna Government aims  to provides an LPG Cylinder connection to every house that comes under BPL( Below Poverty line). The main purpose of this scheme is to replace the unhealthy , unclean cooking source mostly used in Rural Area with new LPG Gas connection

Main Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna

Undre this Scheme the government is aiming to provide  upto 5 crore LPG Connection to each women in BPL (Below Poverty Line) . Main objectives of this scheme are as follows

  1. Empowering women and protecting their health.
  2. Reducing the serious health hazards associated with cooking based on fossil fuel.
  3. Reducing the number of deaths in India due to unclean cooking fuel.
  4. Preventing young children from significant number of acute respiratory illnesses caused due to indoor air pollution by burning the fossil fuel.

How To Apply for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna

Here I am providing you an attachment of Ujjwala Yojna Apllication From in both languages hindi/English. To apply for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna you need to fill out this form.

 Form in English



Form in Hindi


But before filling this form you need to make sure you are eligible.

According to this scheme the eligible Women candidates from BPL families can only apply for Prdhan Mantri Ujjwalla scheme by filling this form.

This is a two page application form with some basic details such as Name , Contact information , Jan Dhan Bank account no, Aadhar card no etc . Interested applicants need to fill correct information and attach copies the documents  along with the form. Attachments like –

List of Required Documents for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna

Below is the list of mandatory documents to be attached along with the filled application form.

  1. BPL Certificate Authorized by Panchayat Pradhan / Municipality Chairman
  2. BPL Ration Card
  3. One Photo ID (Aadhar Card or Voter ID Card)
  4. One Recent Passport Size Photograph



After filling your form you can submit it to the nearest LPG center center or outlet along with the required documents.

Eligibility For Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna

Identification of candidates if she is eligible to get the benefits or not will be made on the basis of SECC- 2011 data . but still government  has  throw a basic criteria to fill out this form.

  • The applicant’s name should be in the list of SECC-2011 data.
  • The applicant should be a women above the age of 18 years.
  • The women applicant should belong to BPL (Below Poverty Line).
  • The women applicant should have a saving bank account in any nationalized bank across the country.
  • The applicant’s household should not already own a LPG connection in anyone’s name.

Total Budgets/Funding – Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna -Updated detail

  • The government has already allocated Rs. 2000 crore for the Ujjwala Yojana implementation for the financial year 2016-17. Government will distribute LPG connections to about 1.5 Crore BPL families within the current financial year.
  • A total budgetary allocation of Rs. 8000 Crore has been made by the government for the implementation of the scheme over three years. The scheme will be implemented using the money saved in LPG subsidy through the “Give-it-Up” campaign.

Financial Assistance  – Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna -Updated detail

  • The scheme provides a financial support of Rs. 1600 for each LPG connection to the eligible BPL households. The connections under the scheme will be given in the name of women head of the households.
  • The government will also provide EMI facility for meeting the cost of stove and refill.

Implementation – Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna -Updated detail

  • The scheme will be implemented by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.
  • This Scheme would be implemented  into  three years, FY 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Current state of LPG distribution in India  -Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna -Updated detail

  • India is home to more than 24 Crore houses out of which about 10 Crore familes are still in lack  of LPG connection and have to survive on firewood, coal, dung – cakes etc. for cooking.

Quick Details About Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana -Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna -Updated detail

Scheme AttributeDetails
Scheme NamePradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Launch Date01 May 2016
Main objectiveProvide LPG connections to women from BPL households
Other objectivesReduce health hazards/diseases and air pollution caused by the use of unclean fossil fuels
TargetDistribution of LPG connections among 5 Crore BPL households by the year 2018-19
Time Frame3 Years, FY 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19
Total BudgetRs. 8000 Crore
Financial AssistanceRs. 1600/- per LPG connection
EligibilityBPL candidates available in SECC-2011 data
Other benefitsEMI facility for meeting the cost of stove and refill


toll free no of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme  is : 1800 266 6696

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