LPG Gas Beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

LPG Gas Beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1032
TO BE ANSWERED ON 26th JULY, 2021

LPG Beneficiaries under PMUY

1032. SHRI PARBATBHAI SAVABHAI PATEL
          SHRI BHAGIRATH CHOUDHARY
          SHRI SUNIL KUMAR SINGH
          SHRI NARANBHAI KACHHADIYA
          SHRI SUDHAKAR TUKARAM SHRANGARE
          SHRI SUMEDHANAND SARASWATI

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

(a) the total number of gas connections issued and the total number of gas connections remaining to be issued under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in the country till June, 2021, State-wise and district-wise;

(b) the criteria laid down for selecting eligible families under the said scheme and the base year for their selection;

(c) whether the Government proposes to give gas connection also to the remaining new eligible families in addition to the selected eligible families at present in several States by covering them under the said scheme; and

(d) if so, the time by which it is likely to be done and if not, the reasons therefor?

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

(SHRI RAMESWAR TELI)

(a) As of 30.06.2021, 8 crore LPG connections are released under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY). The target under the scheme, to release 8 crore LPG connections by March 2020, was achieved during September 2019. State-wise details of LPG connections released under PMUY are at Annexure.

(b) Under PMUY, LPG connection was released in the name of adult woman of the poor family, subject to the condition that no LPG connection exists in the name of any family member of the household and fulfilling other terms and conditions. Initially, the beneficiaries under PMUY were identified either from SECC list or from seven other identified categories. Subsequently, Government extended the benefit to all left out poor families under PMUY subject to fulfilment of terms & conditions.

(c) & (d) Hon'ble Finance Minister, during her budget speech on 1st February, 2021, has announced to provide 1 crore more LPG connections under PMUY in addition to 8 crore LPG connections already released. The modalities for releasing 1 crore LPG connections under PMUY have already been finalised and have been communicated to the Oil Marketing Companies.

Annexure

Annexure referred to part (a) of Unstarred Lok Sabha Parliament Question No. 1032 to be answered on 26.07.2021 asked by Shri Parbatbhai Savabhai Patel and others regarding “ LPG Beneficiaries under PMUY’

State/UT

LPG connections released under PMUY as on 30.06.2021

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

12,602

Andhra Pradesh

3,91,622

Arunachal Pradesh

44,635

Assam

34,74,269

Bihar

85,23,347

Chandigarh

87

Chhattisgarh

29,88,243

Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu

15,166

Delhi

76,138

Goa

1,081

Gujarat

28,98,837

Haryana

7,25,690

Himachal Pradesh

1,36,349

Jammu and Kashmir

12,30,044

Jharkhand

32,58,264

Karnataka

31,43,115

Kerala

2,56,059

Ladakh

11,072

Lakshadweep

292

Madhya Pradesh

71,43,500

Maharashtra

44,18,563

Manipur

1,56,398

Meghalaya

1,50,526

Mizoram

28,122

Nagaland

54,096

Odisha

47,36,613

Puducherry

13,568

Punjab

12,19,518

Rajasthan

63,58,427

Sikkim

8,752

Tamil Nadu

32,37,731

Telangana

10,71,348

Tripura

2,71,530

Uttar Pradesh

147,28,593

Uttarakhand

4,03,184

West Bengal

88,47,509


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