Prime Minster of India launched Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana - PMUY) via video conference on 10th August 2021. Under Ujjwala 2.0 migrant workers would no longer have to struggle to get address proof documents to get the gas connections. Now migrant workers would only be required to submit a self-declaration of their residential address to get the gas connection.
About Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 1st May 2016. Under this scheme, 5 Cr LPG connections will be provided to BPL families. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing them with a clean cooking fuel – LPG, so that they don’t have to compromise their health in smoky kitchens or wander in unsafe areas collecting firewood.
Sources : PIB