A to Z about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2.0 | Important !

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was instituted by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas under the GOI. Rural and backward households use firewood, coal, cow-dung for cooking this Yojana intends to provide LPG connections to them. The mission was to provide 8 crore LPG connections. In the Union Budget of FY 21-22 government stated an additional 1 crore LPG connections under this scheme.

Benefits and Features of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

  • This now PMUY as done 89,864,645 connections.
  • 9,914,302 under PMUY 2.0 
  • Oil Marketers Companies will give first LPG refill and stove free with their free deposit connections to all PMUY receivers. 
  • Government facilitates Cash Assistance for PMUY connections of Rs. 1600 for 14.2kg cylinder and Rs. 1150 for a 5kg cylinder.
  • The cash assistance also covers:
    • Security Deposit for 14.2 Kg cylinder is Rs. 1250 and for 5kg cylinder is Rs. 800 
    • Rs.150 for Pressure Regulator 
    • Rs.100 for LPG Hose
    • Rs.25 for Domestic Gas Consumer Card 
    • Installation/Inspection/Demonstration fee Rs.75.

Pradhan Mantri Yojana’s

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana – Checkout
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(Urban) – Checkout
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(Rural) – Checkout

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Minimum Age 18 years
  • You must not have any other LPG connection in the same house.
  • Women from categories:
    • SC/ST
    • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin 
    • Antyodaya Anna Yojana
    • Tea/Ex-Tea Garden Tribes
    • Poor house according to a 14-point declaration
    • People living in Islands, River Islands
    • Forest Dwellers
    • SECC households
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Documents Required 

  • Bank Account details, IFSC code 
  • Address Proof 
  • ID Proof 
  • Aadhaar Card of applicant and adult family member.
  • Ration Card issued by government
  • Photograph of applicant 
  • Documents supporting the category you belong
  • KYC form 

Application Process for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

  1. Go to the Ujjwala Yojana website.
  2. Click on “Apply for PMUY connection”
  3. Choose your closest LPG distributor and click on apply.
  4. The page of the distributor will open.
  5. Select ‘ujjwala 2.0 new connection’ in the type of connection 
  6. Check the check box.
  7. Now select your state and district 
  8. Now the list of your nearest distributors will be open, choose the distributor.
  9. Click on continue, a new page will be opened asking for your mobile number.
  10. For mobile number verification, you will get an OTP as an SMS on a number you put on a website.
  11. Enter Captcha and submit. 
  12. You have to enter all the information asked and upload the required documents.
  13. Apply. 
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Three Distributors you can apply with under Ujjwala Yojana

  1. Indian Oil Corporation
  2. Bharat Gas
  3. HP Gas

Contact Details 

Call – 1906 ( LPG Emergency), 1800-233-3888 / 1800-266-6696 (helpline)

Website –  PMUY 


1] Why Ration Card is required to apply under PMUY?

A ration card is required to Know your family composition. If you have APL or BLP this will also be considered. 

2] My family has no adult female member can I apply under PMUY?

No, you can not. The connection will only be released in adult female member names. 

3] Is KYC compulsory to enroll in PMUY?

Yes, It is compulsory. But it is optional only for people of Assam and Meghalaya.

4] Can I choose between 14.2 kg cylinder and 5 kg cylinder?

Yes, you can choose whether you want a 14.2 kg cylinder or 5kg single or 5kg double cylinder. 

5] Can I apply offline under PMUY?

Yes, You can apply by submitting the application form directly at the distributor’s office. 

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