PM Modi launches Ujjwala 2.0 to provide free LPG connections
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Ujjwala 2.0, the second phase of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh via video conferencing on 10th August 2021.
- He also distributed free LPG gas connections to 10 women virtually.
Ujjwala 1.0 –
- In 2016, The first phase of the PMUY scheme, Ujjwala 1.0 was launched to provide LPG connections. the Ujjwala 1.0 aimed to distribute LPG connections to five crore women members of below poverty line (BPL) households.
- Now, the Govt will provide an additional one crore LPG connection to low-income families under Ujjwala 2.0.
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