LPG Cylinder: 75 lakh free gas connections! Big gift from the Modi government!


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The central government had given a big gift to women on the occasion of Rakshabandhan and Onam. A discount of Rs 200 has been given on the price of the LPG gas cylinder. A rebate of Rs 400 was given under the Ujjwala scheme. The central government has now decided to provide free gas connections to 75 lakh women in the country. The central government has given this good news on the eve of the festival. The Union Cabinet meeting was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This decision was taken in this. The proposal to this effect was approved. This decision will put a burden of Rs 1,650 crore on the central government's treasury. Gas cylinders will be added in the next three financial years. These women will get benefits under this scheme.

The burden of Rs 1650 crore on government treasury

The Cabinet today has decided to provide new free gas connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. These gas connections will be added in the next three years. 75 lakh LPG connections will be given. This will put a burden of Rs 1,650 crore on the government exchequer. Election season is starting soon. There is a fierce battle for assembly elections in four states. There are Lok Sabha elections next year. Therefore the opposition alleges that this is being done.


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9.60 crore gas connections

Union Minister Anurag Thakur informed about these developments. Accordingly, he said that organizations around the world have appreciated the Centre's Ujjwala scheme. He said that this scheme has brought a big change in the lives of women. He said that so far 9.60 crore gas connections have been allotted under this scheme. 75 lakh connections will be given in the next three years.

Who will benefit?

This will benefit the poor families of the country. Before this, the Central Government had given 9.60 crore gas connections. The first refill and grate are also provided free of charge. Oil companies pay for it. The Cabinet has also approved the third phase of the e-Court project. An expenditure of Rs 7210 crore has been approved for this.