Tuesday 12 May 2020

Ujjwala scheme provides employment to 18 thousand people of the state

Subodh Kumar Nandan: Vibhash Kumar, executive director of Indian Oil Corporation (Bihar-Jharkhand), met Prabhat Khabar in a special way. In which he told that in the state of Bihar, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMU Scheme) has created more than 22 thousand jobs. Most of them are related to the expansion of the sales network. As on April 2014, the number of LPG distributors in the state of Bihar was 747, which increased to 1938 in April 2020.

 This is a jump of 159 percent. The number of LPG connections increased by 145 per cent. The pattern of sustainable employment was developed when this idea of ​​the Ujjwala scheme by the Prime Minister, implemented by the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry with equal diligence and teams of public sector oil marketing companies Worked on it The number of LPG connections increased 145 percent from 55 lakh in 2014 to 176 lakh in 2020. It is also necessary in 2020 that LPG infrastructure in the state be increased. For this, PSU Oil Marketing Indian Oil Corporation has invested more than 170 crores.

 Indian Oil Corporation Limited constructed a grassroot LPG bottling plant at Banka. The LPG bottling plant at Motihari is constructing the ground field project. He said that the health of women has improved, he said that women and their families have benefited under the Ujjwala scheme. Indian Chest Society and Indian Chest Research Foundation have said in their report that due to Ujjwala scheme, cases of lung congestion (chest congestion) in rural women have come down by 20 percent. More than 84.27 lakh Ujjwala connections were issued in the state. About 16 per cent of the connections were released to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe families.

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