The Centre has advanced cash transfer to Ujjwala LPG beneficiaries to enable them purchase LPG cylinders. Following the decision, oil marketing companies have begun transferring advances to beneficiary accounts for purchase of LPG cylinders.
Around Rs 4,500 crore will be transferred this month. “Ujjwala Yojna has emerged as a key player in India’s fight against Covid-19,” petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, while announcing the decision during a videoconference with 730 district being delivered every day and this would not have been possible without the relentless efforts of our DNOs,” Pradhan said during the meeting.
There are over 8.3 crore Ujjwala beneficiaries across the country.