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How to get Free LPG For BPL Families
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Since the time the present government has come into power, a large number of schemes have been put forward to benefit people who can't afford necessities to live a healthy life. The recent schemes are focused on the improvement of the poor and needy. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme is one such scheme which is meant to benefit people and their families who are below the poverty line when it comes to the family income. This article talks about this scheme in detail.

Objective of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme

This scheme aims to provide clean cooking fuel to the women who are below poverty line and generally use firewood or coal as a cooking fuel.

Through this Ujjwala Yojana scheme, the government hopes to provide Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) connection to over five crore women who are part of families that are below poverty line.

Some of the primary objectives of the PMUY Scheme are:

  • Protecting women's' health
  • Curbing health issues due to unclean cooking fuel
  • Reducing casualties that occur due to unclean fuel
  • Preventing environmental degradation

How to Apply for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme

Individuals who meet the eligibility criteria will be required to provide all necessary documents to apply for the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme

  • First, they need to procure the form
  • Fill the form with details like age, gender, name, bank account details, aadhar number, etc
  • the documents claimed must be attached to the application form
  • The applicant is required to mention the type of cylinder they wish to purchase
  • After filling up the application, the applicant can submit it to the nearest LPG outlet.

What is the eligibility criteria for PMUY Scheme?

  • Applicant must be a woman
  • Applicant must be above the age of 18
  • Applicant must be a citizen of India
  • Applicant should belong to Below Poverty Line Household
  • No one in the applicant's household should own an LPG Gas Connection
  • Applicant must not be the recipient of any similar government scheme

KYC Application forms for PMUY Scheme

The following details are required to be filled by the applicant under PMUY Scheme

  • Name
  • Age
  • Address
  • Location
  • Details of the members residing in the household who are above the age of 18
  • Details of the bank account
  • AAdhar Card Details
  • Ration Card Details
  • Documents Required for PMUY Scheme
  • The documents that are required for PMUY Scheme are as follows:
  • Authorized BPL Card
  • BPL Ration Card
  • Identity Proof which has your photograph
  • Passport size photograph
  • Driver's License
  • Utility Bill
  • Lease Agreement
  • copy of Passport
  • ration Card
  • Possession Letter or Flat allotment
  • House Registration Documents
  • 'LIC Policy
  • Bank Statement

Documents Required to fill PMUY Application

Here’s a list of documentations and their codes which are required for filling up the PMUY application form:


Document Provided As Proof of Address (POA)

Category Code

·  Aadhaar Card (UID)


·  Driving License


·  Lease Agreement


·  Voter ID


·  Telephone/Electricity/Water Bill


·  Passport


·  Self-declaration attested by gazetted officer


·  Ration Card


·  Flat allotment/possession letter


·  House registration document


·  LIC Policy


·  Bank/Credit Card statement