In Karnataka, Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader said that BPL card holders who haven’t been selected for the Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) will be applying for the chief minister’s Anila Bhagya Yojana while addressing a press conference in Bengaluru.
The Karnataka government targets to provides LPG connections to BPL families by July 10. Under the scheme, LPG cylinder, regulator, tube, and stove will be provided by the government to BPL card holders. The government will give the connection amount that is Rs 1,920, directly to the Oil marketing companies.
If you want to apply for the scheme, you have to approach your jurisdictional Gram Panchayat. The state government has estimated 600 crore rupees for the scheme, the Minister said. He also added that the ration card holders has the option to choose LPG connection with Kerosene or LPG connection with free rechargeable LED sets.
He said that some technical problem has occurred in during the processing application for issue of new BPL cards. The problem will be sorted out shortly. The card will be despatched to the beneficiaries by the Speed Post soon.
The license renewal of the fair price shops is barred. If fair price shop owner age crossed 65 years then license has been withdrawn.