Ujjwala scheme to reach 1 cr more beneficiaries: FM

Last Modified Monday, 1 February 2021 (13:07 IST)
New Delhi:The Ujjwala scheme will be extended to one crore more beneficiaries, Union on Monday said while presenting the Union 2021.
"Ujjwala scheme will be expanded to over 1 crore more beneficiaries. We will add 100 more districts in the next three years to the city gas distribution network, " the Finance Minister said.
Ms Sitharaman further said that a gas pipeline project will be taken up in Jammu and Kashmir.
She also announced a transport system operator (TSO) for regulating common carrier capacity in gas pipelines to boost gas-based economy.
is a scheme of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for providing LPG connections to women from (BPL) households. Under the scheme, an adult woman belonging to a poor family not having LPG connection in her household, is an eligible beneficiary. Notably, so far, the scheme has reached 8 crore people.