Post Job for Free Free Online Practice Set Download Study Materials Aptitude Preparation Bank Exam Preparation Bank Exam Preparation CAT Preparation CAT Preparation Current Affairs Exam Preparation General Knowledge Group Discussion Group Discussion Topics Online Tests PSC Interview Questions PSU Companies Preparation PSU Companies Preparation Technical Interview Questions Jobs By Category Bank Jobs BPO Jobs BSc / BCA / BBM Core Technical Jobs Defence Jobs Dream Jobs > 5 lpa Finance Jobs Government Jobs Health Care Jobs Hospitality Jobs Internship Jobs IT / Software Jobs Journalism Jobs Manpower Consultants MBA Part Time Pharma Quality Control Jobs Research Jobs Retail Jobs Scholarships Jobs Sports Jobs StartUp Jobs Teaching Jobs Tech Support Jobs Walk-ins Jobs 1 to 3 Yr Exp Jobs By Company BEL Recruitment DRDO Recruitment FCI Recruitment HAL Recruitment IBPS Recruitment Indian Air Force Recruitment Indian Army Recruitment Indian Navy Recruitment ISRO Recruitment ONGC Recruitment Police Recruitment Railway Recruitment SBI Recruitment UPSC Recruitment Jobs by Roles Accountant Jobs Architect Jobs Content Writer Jobs Data Entry Jobs Fashion Designer Jobs HR Admin Jobs Management Trainee Jobs Medical Representative Jobs NON-IT Jobs Receptionist Jobs Sales/Marketing Executive Jobs SEO Analyst Jobs Telecaller Jobs Jobs by Skills CCNA Jobs Digital marketing Jobs Embedded System Jobs Finance Jobs Hardware jobs HR Jobs Legal jobs Marketing Jobs Networking Jobs Oracle Jobs SAP Jobs Software Testing Jobs Tech Support Jobs Jobs by Branches Aeronautical Engineering Jobs Architecture Engineering Jobs Automobile Engineering Jobs Computer Science Engineering Chemical Engineering Jobs Civil Engineering Jobs ECE Jobs Electrical Engineering Jobs Instrumentation Engineering Mechanical Engineering Jobs Nursing Jobs MSC Botony Jobs MSC Physics Jobs Jobs by Courses B.Com Jobs BBA / BBM Jobs BCA Jobs BE Jobs / B.Tech Jobs BSc Jobs Diploma Jobs M.Sc Jobs MBA Jobs / PGDM Jobs MCA Jobs ME Jobs / M.Tech Jobs

December 26, 2016

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)

  webmaster       December 26, 2016
India is home to more than 24 Crore households out of which about 10 Crore households are still deprived of LPG as cooking fuel and have to rely on firewood, coal, dung – cakes etc. as primary source of cooking. The smoke from burning such fuels causes alarming household pollution and adversely affects the health of Women & children causing several respiratory diseases/ disorders. As per a WHO report, smoke inhaled by women from unclean fuel is equivalent to burning 400 cigarettes in an hour. In addition, women and children have to go through the drudgery of collecting firewood.



Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing them with a clean cooking fuel – LPG, so that they don’t have to compromise their health in smoky kitchens or wander in unsafe areas collecting firewood.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on May 1st, 2016 in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. Under this scheme, 5 Cr LPG connections will be provided to BPL families with a support of Rs.1600 per connection in the next 3 years. Ensuring women’s empowerment, especially in rural India, the connections will be issued in the name of women of the households. Rs. 8000 Cr. has been allocated towards the implementation of the scheme. Identification of the BPL families will be done through Socio Economic Caste Census Data.

PMUY is likely to result in an additional employment of around 1 Lakh and provide business opportunity of at least Rs. 10,000 Cr. over the next 3 Years to the Indian Industry. Launch of this scheme will also provide a great boost to the ‘Make in India’ campaign as all the manufacturers of cylinders, gas stoves, regulators, and gas hose are domestic.

The launch of PMUY in Ballia was followed by launch of the scheme in Dahod in  Gujarat by Petroleum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan & BJP President Shri Amit Shah. PMUY has also been launched in several districts in UP & Bihar. 

logoblog

Thanks for reading Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)

Previous
« Prev Post

No comments:

Post a Comment