Total number of household beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Total number of household beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.229

TO BE ANSWERED ON 14th SEPTEMBER, 2020

Beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
229. SHRIMATI ANNPURNA DEVI 
SHRIMATI PRAMILA BISOYI
SHRIMATI POONAMBEN MAADAM

Will the Minister of PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS be pleased to state:

(a) the total number of household beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in the country including the number of beneficiaries during April-August, 2020, State-wise;

(b) the details of the total number of household beneficiaries of PMUY in Jharkhand State especially in Jharkhand State especially in Koderma and Giridih districts of Jharkhand State;

(c) the district-wise number of families to which gas connections have been provided under the Ujjwala Yojana in Gujarat as on date;

(d) whether any target has been fixed for these districts under the above said scheme in this regard and if so, the details of the target including the extent of the target achieved so far;

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(e) the total amount spent / transferred to the beneficiaries under Ujjwala scheme during April-August, 2020; and

(f) whether the Government is planning to extend the benefit of Ujjwala Scheme for the entire financial year 2020-21?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS (SHRI DHARMENDRA PRADHAN)

(a) PMUY achieved the target of 8 Crore beneficiaries on 7 September 2019. State/UT-wise details of LPG connections released under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) is at annexure-I.

(b) Total number of PMUY beneficiaries in the State of Jharkhand is 32.61 lakh including 0.65 lakh in Kodarma district and 2.82 lakh in Giridih district.

(c) & (d) No districts wise target was fixed under PMUY. District-wise details of LPG connections released in the State of Gujarat are at Annexure-II.

(e) Oil Marketing Companies(OMCs) have transferred an amount of Rs. 9670.41 crore during April to August 2020 to PMUY beneficiaries under PMGKY for buying LPG refills.

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(f) Beneficiaries of Ujjwala Scheme can purchase cylinders throughout the Year.

 Annexure-I

Annexure referred in part (a) of Unstarred Lok Sabha Parliament Question No. 229 to be answered on 14.09.2020 asked by Shrimati Annpurna Devi and regarding “ Beneficiaries under PMUY”.

State/UT

LPG connections released

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

12,436

Andhra Pradesh

3,91,860

Arunachal Pradesh

44,699

Assam

34,84,901

Bihar

85,37,893

Chandigarh

88

Chhattisgarh

29,89,440

Dadraand Nagar Haveli

14,747

Daman & Diu

427

Delhi

76,855

Goa

1,082

Gujarat

29,01,059

Haryana

7,30,928

Himachal Pradesh

1,35,966

Jammu and Kashmir

12,30,998

Jharkhand

32,61,556

Karnataka

31,46,300

Kerala

2,56,302

Ladakh

11,082

Lakshadweep

290

Madhya Pradesh

71,54,600

Maharashtra

44,28,682

Manipur

1,56,598

Meghalaya

1,50,744

Mizoram

28,118

Nagaland

55,140

Odisha

47,40,385

Puducherry

14,377

Punjab

12,24,218

Rajasthan

63,68,525

Sikkim

8,752

Tamil Nadu

32,41,417

Telangana

10,72,321

Tripura

2,71,888

Uttar Pradesh

1,47,56,494

Uttarakhand

4,04,566

West Bengal

88,56,695

Annexure – II

Annexure referred in part (c) & (d) of Unstarred Lok Sabha Parliament Question No. 229 to be answered on 14.09.2020 asked by Shrimati Annpurna Devi and regarding “ Beneficiaries under PMUY”.

District

LPG connections released

Ahmedabad

1,41,849

Amreli

55,990

Anand

1,17,901

Arvalli

1,12,631

Banas Kantha

2,34,197

Batod

62,361

Bharuch

97,245

Bhavnagar

95,377

Chhotaudepur

65,453

Devbhumi Dwarka

40,286

Dohad

1,83,390

Gandhinagar

76,082

Gir Somnath

71,697

Jamnagar

69,520

Junagadh

67,757

Kachchh

95,907

Kheda

1,18,815

Mahesana

1,25,589

Mahisagar

57,432

Morbi

47,328

Narmada

30,245

Navsari

84,508

Panch Mahals

1,08,678

Patan

1,07,824

Porbandar

29,494

Rajkot

98,908

Sabar Kantha

1,11,679

Surat

74,872

Surendranagar

82,716

Tapi

63,837

The Dangs

19,529

Vadodara

71,033

Valsad

80,929

TOTAL

29,01,059

Source http://164.100.24.220/loksabhaquestions/annex/174/AU229.pdf

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