Yogi Aditynath Government: Yogi government is going to start a new scheme from Diwali, under which you will get free gas cylinder. Let us tell you that the UP government has decided to provide free gas cylinders twice a year.
Free LPG Cylinders in UP: Now the general public is going to get another gift. This time on Diwali (Diwali 2023), the government is going to start the scheme of giving 2 free cylinders. Let us tell you that during the elections, the UP Government in its manifesto had talked about giving 2 free LPG Cylinders to women in a year, which is going to start from Diwali this time.
Important guidelines given in the meeting
The Chief Secretary of UP has held a meeting with departmental officials on the proposal related to this scheme and issued necessary guidelines, so that this scheme can be started as soon as possible.
Free cylinder will be given on Diwali and Holi
Let us tell you that under the Ujjwala scheme, this time on Diwali the government will give one free cylinder to the beneficiaries and another free cylinder can be given on Holi. Yogi government has made complete preparations regarding this.
Money will be transferred through DBT
In Uttar Pradesh, about 1 crore 75 lakh gas connections have been given under the Ujjwala scheme. This time on the occasion of Diwali, for the first time the government will transfer the money for gas cylinders into the accounts. This money will be transferred to the accounts of gas connection holders through DBT.
Meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary
A decision on this matter has been taken under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary in Lucknow. Cabinet approval will soon be taken on this proposal of the Food and Logistics Department and it will be completed before Diwali.
Funds released in the budget
On the occasion of the last assembly elections, BJP had announced to give free gas cylinders to women on Holi and Diwali in the public welfare resolution letter. A provision of Rs 3301.74 crore was made in the budget to implement this scheme.