Haryana government has decided to make the state kerosene-free. This step has been taken from 1 April. Haryana government has decided to issue 13,000 LPG connections to the poor families under the PM Ujjwala Yojana within the next two days. This announcement was made by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on the same day. The officials hold a meeting onward at the concluding day of the two-day state executive meeting of the BJP for this purpose.
The supply of the fuel has been stopped under the Public Distribution System since April 1 to making Haryana became a kerosene-free state.During the meeting, several big steps have also been taken for the welfare of people belonging to various sections of the society in the state during the last two-and-a- half years.
Khattar also said that under the ‘Mora Gaon Jagmag Gaon’ scheme, 15-hour power supply is being provided to 723 villages under 207 feeders, 18-hour to 105 villages under 25 feeders, and 24-hour power supply to 172 villages under 32 feeders, for reducing line losses, he said As many as 255 feeders with more than 900 villages have been selected for the third phase of the scheme. Khattar also announced to distribute Rs 9 crore among 800 families as payment. This payment will be used for the unsettled claims pending for years under the old Rajiv Gandhi Parivar Bima Yojana. He also announced that the amount of social security pension to be increased from Rs 1,000 per month to Rs 1,600 per month.
Union Ministers Birender Singh, Rao Inderjit Singh, Krishan Pal besides Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu, Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma, Health Minister Anil Vij, Agriculture Minister O P Dhankar and Urban Local Bodies Minister Kavita Jain, president BJP disciplinary committee Ganeshi Lal were also present there during the announcement.
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