LPG for all will prevent air pollution related diseases says Health Minister J P Nadda


BHUBANESWAR: On Friday Union health minister J P Nadda here conveyed that, the Centre’s move to supply LPG connections to five crore women from rural households will help them stay healthy. “LPG, as the cleanest obtainable cooking fuel, has in fact decreased respiratory health issues among rural Indian women.

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Five crore LPG connections within a small span of time will not only authorize more women but also advantage healthcare. My ministry will be the direct beneficiary of this step,” Nadda conveyed, pointing on the political implication of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana. Nadda was conversing at the valedictory session of the two-day global conference on LPG cooking gas.

The discussion was attended by more than 300 delegates from more than 10 nations. Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has also further conveyed that, policies of the Union administration to offer cooking gas connections to poor and downtrodden people of this country is a step towards empowering the trivial section of the society. Pradhan has also further conveyed that, this meeting should convey a message that India can demonstrate the way for improving lives of poor women crossways the globe.

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