Govt Calls For Speedy Delivery Of Free Cylinders To PMUY Beneficiaries

New Delhi: Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan called upon stakeholders in the LPG cylinder supply chain to speed up the delivery of free refills to Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) beneficiaries. Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package, over eight crore PMUY beneficiaries are eligible to get three free cylinders over the next three months.

In a video conference with District Nodal Officers of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) across the country on Thursday, the minister said the Government has provided a package for the poor, and free gas cylinders for them is an important component of it. He said that in the initial three weeks of April, about 40 percent beneficiaries have got their cylinder, which shows that the speed of cylinder booking and distribution has to show massive jump, to achieve the target. 

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