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Nagaland receives 75,654 refilled LPG cylinders under PMUY

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 17, 2020 1:31 am
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Our Correspondent
Kohima, Sep. 16 (EMN):
The Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, informed about the LPG cylinders distributed under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) during the novel coronavirus crisis through a written reply at the Rajya Sabha on September 16.

A report from the PIB stated that PMUY commenced with effect from May 1, 2016, to provide deposit free LPG connections to adult woman of poor households and the target of the same was achieved on September 7, 2019.

The year wise details of LPG connections released under the scheme are:
According to the report as informed by the union minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, a total amount of INR 9,670.41 crore was spent by the industry on free refill scheme under PMGKY and a total of 13,06,87,807 refilled cylinders were delivered against PMGKY advance given to the beneficiaries during April 2020 to August 2020 .

In Nagaland, an amount of INR 5.93 crore was spent on free refill scheme and delivered 75,654 refilled cylinders to beneficiaries from April-August 2020. Uttar Pradesh had the highest beneficiaries and Chandigarh the lowest.

In a written reply to an unstarred question asked by Mahesh Poddar at the Rajya Sabha, Pradhan issued details of state and union territory-wise of refill issued and amount spend from April to August 2020 under PMUY to the beneficiaries:

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 17, 2020 1:31:57 am