Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) launched by the Assam’s Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday at Golokganj in Dhubri. The LPG scheme for Assam’s Women.
The women of the district will get the free LPG connections under the scheme. The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is a programme for developing the rural areas women below the poverty line.
This is the PM Narendra Modi dream project for rural development. The Chief Minister said, “Women in rural underprivileged households have to invest a lot of time and energy in finding firewood for their daily cooking and have to suffer because of the smoke emanating from the fire. All this will change for the better as Ujjwala will provide free LPG connections to all these women. LPG penetration, at 28% in Dhubri, will see a quantum leap to 80%.”