Target of 8 Cr LPG connections for women (PMUY) completed: Centre

New Delhi: The Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, said in Parliament yesterday that the target of 8 crore under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to provide deposit free LPG connections to adult women of poor households has been achieved on 7 September 2019.

About 87% of PMUY beneficiaries have returned for at least a second refill so far. The total number of refills including installation under PMUY connections has crossed 40 crore.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on 4 December.

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