PM Ujjwala Yojana 2024: PMUY 2.0 New Beneficiaries उज्ज्वला योजना लाभार्थी

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PM Ujjwala Yojana List 2024 Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is an initiative of the Indian Government to help women living Below the Poverty Line. PMUY scheme was launched on 1st May 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. In this article check what is PM Ujjwala Yojana, how to apply for PMUJ online, the Ujjwala yojana beneficiary list and the application status.

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PM Ujjwala Yojana 2024: PMUY 2.0 New Beneficiaries उज्ज्वला योजना लाभार्थी 5

PM Ujjwala Scheme is a Central Government funded scheme launched with the aim to provide five Crore (50 million) LPG connections to BPL families of the country. Also with the LPG connections support of Rs.1600, each connection is also provided.  A budget of 8000 crores was allocated for this scheme by the government. Check below उज्ज्वला योजना बीपीएल न्यू लिस्ट 2024.

This scheme was launched in 2016 and since then millions of poor families have benefitted. PMUY scheme is currently active and covers 715 districts of the country. As per the new announcement in the union budget, 100 new districts will be added to this scheme this year. The main objective of this scheme is to provide clean fuel in the form of LPG gas connections to the BPL families not having access to clean fuel. This will empower women and also protect their health that was deteriorating due to smoke released from the unclean fuel.

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Cash assistance of Rs.1600/- is provided to the beneficiary for each new connection. Under this scheme, beneficiaries avail of loans on refills or LPG stoves. To date, the government has provided millions of connections to eligible households. Over the years, the government has also made certain changes in the scheme such as eligibility criteria for beneficiaries etc.

Initially, the identification of eligible BPL families was made through the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC 2011) Data.    

To get all the necessary information on PM Ujjwala Yojana 2024, you need to go through the given post. It covers all the crucial information such as the PMUY registration process, free gas list, eligibility criteria, a document required, etc.  

PM Ujjwala Yojana- A Brief

Name of the SchemePradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)
Article CategoryScheme
Concerned MinistryMinistry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India
Scheme TypeCentrally Funded scheme
Date of launch1st May 2016
Launched ByPM Narendra Modi
Target BeneficiaryWomen of BPL Families
ObjectiveTo provide Free gas cylinders to the poor women of the country
Fund AllocatedRs.8000 crore
StatusRegistration closed now
Official Portal
Registration – UjjwalaClick Here

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PM Ujjwala Yojana Eligibility & Selection of Beneficiary

The free LPG connection and benefits under this scheme are provided only to the candidates fulfilling the eligibility conditions.

Check the eligibility required for the selection of beneficiary given below-

  • An adult woman from a poor (BPL) family without an LPG connection.
  • The age of the applicant should be more than 18 years.
  • The applicant should be a citizen of India.
  • The connection will be issued only in the name of the women of the family.
  • Applicant families should not be availing of the benefit under any other similar scheme.
  • Identification of these beneficiaries will be done from SECC 2011 list or BPL households from the following seven categories viz.

– SC/ST households
– Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) (Gramin)
– Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)
– Forest dwellers
– Most Backward Classes (MBC)
– Tea and Ex-Tea Garden Tribes
– People residing in river Islands

The aforementioned eligibility is as per the revised guidelines. The eligibility will be verified by the concerned authorities after application.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Documents To be Provided

Applicants have to provide all the essential documents while submitting the application form. Applications submitted without valid documents will not be considered and hence no benefit will be provided to the applicant.

The list of all the required documents is given below-  

  • BPL Certificate issued by the Municipality Chairman (urban region)/ Panchayat Pradhan (rural area) 
  • One Photo Identity proof (Aadhaar Card or Voter ID)
  • BPL Ration Card
  • Aadhaar no. of all the members of the family  
  • A recent passport-sized photograph
  • Caste Certificate
  • Address Proof  
  • 14 points Declaration in the prescribed format and duly signed by the applicant
  • Jandhan Bank Account details/ Bank Passbook      

PMUY Application Forms

For application and KYC, candidates have to download the respective forms available online. Application forms are available in both Hindi and English and applicants have to avail of the form at their convenience. The direct links for application forms are also given in this section, candidates can download them from the links shared below-    

Apply Online (English)CPMUY Application Form
Apply Online (Hindi)PMUY Application Form
Fill OutKYC Form (Hindi)
Fill OutKYC Form (English)

How to Apply for PMUY Ujjawala Yojana?

Application for new gas connections under the PMUY scheme can be submitted offline as well as online. As of now, no online application facility is available for citizens. However, applicants can avail of the application form online from the official website of this scheme.

The complete procedure for PM Ujjwala Yojana 2024 registration is given under-

Step 1- Application Form

An eligible woman can obtain the application form either in Hindi or English language from the nearest LPG distributor or by visiting the official website of PMUY.

Online application form can be obtained by following the simple steps given below-

  • Go to the official website i.e. 
  • Click on the “Download Form” tab given on the homepage.
  • Links for all the types of forms available will appear.
  • Click on the “Ujjwala Form Hindi” or (Ujjwala Form English) link as per your language preference.
  • Application form pdf will appear.
  • Download the application form pdf and take a printout of it.

If you wish to apply, you can also download the application form from the links shared above in this post.

Step 2- Filling details

Once applicants have obtained the application form, they have to fill in the details correctly in the form. These details include-

  • Applicant’s name
  • AHL Tin No.
  • Age
  • Address
  • Date
  • Applicant’s signature etc.

Applicants can opt for the EMI option for LPG stoves or first refill or both.

Step 3- Submitting Application Form

After filling out the application form, applicants have to submit it at the LPG Distributor office. While submitting the application form, the applicant woman also has to submit the aadhaar number of all the family members of the household, Jandhan Bank Account, and a detailed address.    

Step 4- Issue of LGP Connection

Once the application will be submitted, processing will begin. After the verification of documents and checking the eligibility of the applicants, connections will be issued to them. These connections will be issued by the various Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs).     

For those who will apply for EMI, in this case, the amount of EMI will be adjusted against the amount of subsidy due to the customer/consumer on each refill.

How to check PMUY New List Free Gas?

Those who have applied for gas connections need to check the new list of free gas. This list is made available on the official portal. By following the steps given below, one can check the free gas new list-  

– Go to the official website.
– Click on the New list link.
– The list of new beneficiaries will appear.
– Check the name in the list and download the same.           

State-Wise PMUY Connections   

Under PMUY 2.0 15,786,876 connections have been released. You can have a look at the state-wise states of the connection released given as under-

PM Ujjwala Yojana 2024: PMUY 2.0 New Beneficiaries उज्ज्वला योजना लाभार्थी 6

Revision of PMUY    

The government revised the PMUY scheme in the year 2018. The government made various revisions to the guidelines of the scheme. Initially, this scheme was launched to cover five crore BPL households in the country but after revision, the government decided to cover 8 crore families till the current FY.    

To achieve the 100% target under this scheme, the Government launched Extended Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) i.e. EPMUY and EPMUY 2 were launched with few changes in the guidelines.

Check the details of the revised guidelines Here


What is the current status of the PMUY scheme?

This scheme is currently active and has benefitted millions of BPL families so far.

When was PMUY launched?

It was launched on May 2020 at Ballia, Uttar Pradesh by the Prime Minister.

What is PMUY Helpline No.?

The 24X7 helpline no. for the whole country is 1906.

Who is the beneficiary under this scheme?

An adult woman of the BPL family selected through SECC 2011 or falling under all seven categories as specified in the guidelines.

What options in terms of equipment are available under PMUY?

The applicants are given options to select between a 5kg SBC or 14.2 kg SBC or 5Kg DBC.

Is there any swapping option for PMUY/EPMUY/EPMUY2 consumers?

Yes, swapping options are available for PMUY/EPMUY/EPMUY2 consumers- Consumers having a connection with the cylinder of 14.2 kg, can swap it to a
SBC connection of 5kg and can avail refills of 5kg refills. Such consumers can also swap it back to 14.2 Kg.
Apart from this, consumers having 5 kg DBC
connections can swap it to a single cylinder of 14.2 kg and vice versa. No fixed limit is there on the no. of swapping of connections.

Is this scheme only available for BPL families?

Yes, this scheme is only available for BPL families and those who fall under the seven categories viz. SC/ST families, Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) beneficiary, Pradhan Mantri
Awas Yojana (PMAY) (Gramin), Most Backward
Classes (MBC), Forest dwellers, Tea, and Ex-Tea Garden tribes, and People dwelling in river Islands.

What are the documents required for EPMUY 2 KYC?

For KYC of EPMUY 2 applicants need to submit the following documents- a Ration Card, an Aadhaar of Applicant and a 14-point declaration as per the prescribed standard format signed by the applicant. In the case of Assam & Meghalaya, no Aadhaar is required.

प्रधानमंत्री उज्‍ज्‍वला योजना PMUY Free Gas connection, Free LPG Cylinder मुफ्त में मिलेगा। 

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