PMUY- Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

PMUY- Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was originated by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to connect BPL households to LPG. You can get financial help of Rs.1600 for each connection, as well as an interest-free loan to buy a gas stove and refill the cylinder under the scheme. In addition, the government would cover the operating costs of the LPG link.

Ujjwala Yojana Details

Launch Date 1 May 2016
Targeted Beneficiaries  50 million  
Objective  Provide LPG connections to women of BPL families 
Official Site 


PMUY Beneficiaries

The PMUY scheme can help a woman from a low-income family without access to LPG in her home. People living on river islands, SC/ST households, Tea and Ex-Tea Garden Tribes, PMAY (Gramin), Forest dwellers, AAY, and Most Backward Classes are all the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna (PMUY).

Eligibility Criteria

To take advantage of PMUY, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Should be a resident of India
  • You must be 18 years or above.
  • It must be a woman from a BPL family who does not have access to LPG.
  • Other related schemes should not be seen as a source of gain.
  • Beneficiaries should be classified under SC/ST households, PMAY (Gramin), AAY, MBC, forest dwellers, people living on river islands, or Tea and Ex-Tea Garden Tribes in the SECC 2011 or BPL households list.

Documents Required

The following are the documents to submit:

  • The municipality chairman or panchayat pradhan issues a BPL certificate.
  • Certificate of Caste
  • 1 passport-size photo
  • Photo identification is needed.
  • Proof of address 
  • Ration card for BPL residents
  • Aadhaar numbers for all family members, Bank passbook or Jan Dhan bank account details
  • 14-point declaration in the specified format, duly signed

How to Register and Apply for Ujjwala Yojana

The procedure for registering to receive benefits under the PMUY scheme is outlined below. Continue reading to learn about the procedure in detail:

Step 1: Select the application form from your local LPG distributor or print one from

Step 2: Complete the form.

Step 3: Return the concluded form to the LPG distributor’s office.

Step 4: The application will be processed after it has been submitted. Various oil marketing companies will grant an LPG link after verifying documentation and determining eligibility.

From the official website, you can download the Ujjwala KYC form. Please fill out the form and send it in with the necessary documents.

KYC Application forms for PMUY Scheme 

The Ujjwala KYC form can be downloaded from the official website. First, however, you must complete the form and submit it with the necessary documents.

How to check PMUY New List to avail free LPG?

You can review the latest list of free gas by following the steps below:

  • First, visit for more information.
  • Then, select the ‘New list’ choice from the drop-down menu.
  • Finally, you can search your name on it after downloading it.

State-Wise PMUY Connections 

As of September 7th, 2019, the total number of connections issued under India’s Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme is 8,03,39,993.

State Approximate No. of Connections Registered & Distributed Under PMUY scheme
Andaman & Nicobar Islands  13,103 
Andhra Pradesh  3,90,998 
Arunachal Pradesh  44,668 
Assam  34,93,730 
Bihar  85,71,668 
Chandigarh  88 
Chhattisgarh  29,98,629 
Dadra and Nagar Haveli  14,438 
Daman and Diu  427 
Delhi  77,051 
Goa  1,081 
Gujarat  29,07,682 
Haryana  7,30,702 
Himachal Pradesh  1,36,084 
Jammu and Kashmir  12,03,246 
Jharkhand  32,93,035 
Karnataka  31,51,238 
Kerala  2,56,303 
Lakshadweep  292 
Madhya Pradesh  71,79,224 
Maharashtra  44,37,624 
Manipur  1,56,195 
Meghalaya  1,50,664 
Mizoram  28,913 
Nagaland  55,143 
Odisha  47,50,478 
Puducherry  13,566 
Punjab  12,25,067 
Rajasthan  63,92,482 
Sikkim  8,747 
Tamil Nadu  32,43,190 
Telangana  10,75,202 
Tripura  2,72,323 
Uttar Pradesh  1,47,86,745 
Uttarakhand  4,04,703 
West Bengal  88,76,053 

Budget and Funding for the scheme 

The in-charge of implementing this scheme is the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. During 2016-2017, the government had set aside Rs.2000 crore in the annual budget. As a result, LPG connections were provided to over 1.5 crore families living in poverty.

This scheme had a budget of Rs.8,000 crores set aside for it. Money saved as a result of the ‘Give-it-up’ subsidy campaign was used for the same reason. Qualified households earned Rs.1,600 in funding, which was given in the name of the household’s female head.

PMUY Helpline Number

1906 is the helpline Number for the PMUY nationwide. You can quickly contact the 24×7 helpline number for any leakage and other complaints.

LPG panchayat of PMUY

The ‘Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat’ is an event in which the Prime Minister meets with the PMUY scheme’s beneficiaries to discuss any questions about the scheme’s services. According to a government statement, these meetings aim to forge a stronger bond between the government and the beneficiaries.


✅ How can I find out if I am qualified for the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’s beneficiaries will be chosen or listed based on the SECC-2011 results. You would be qualified to apply if your name appears in the database. I’m a PMUY recipient. 

✅ Is it possible to get an LPG stove at PMUY value if I buy it from the market?

Yes, indeed. You can purchase an LPG stove from the market and still qualify for the PMUY value as long as the stove is ISI labelled.