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माननीय प्रधानमंत्री ने राष्ट्र की स्वतंत्रता के 75 वर्ष पूर्ण हो जाने पर वर्ष 2022 तक सभी के लिए आवास की परिकल्पना की है। इस उद्येश्य की प्राप्ति के लिए केन्द्र सरकार ने एंक व्यापक मिशन "2022 तक सबके लिए आवास" शुरू किया है। 25 जून 2015 को प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने इस बहुप्रतीक्षित योजना को प्रधानमंत्री आवास योजना के नाम से प्रारम्भ किया है।
Hon’ble Prime Minister envisioned housing for All by 2022 when the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence. In order to achieve this objective, Central Government has launched a comprehensive mission “Housing for All by 2022”. This much awaited scheme has been launched by the Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi on 25th June, 2015 as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

2017-12-18

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Unstarred Question in Loksabha

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

(a) the salient features of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) along with targets fixed/achieved and the number of free gas connections provided to women under the said scheme since its inception including funds allocated/utilised thereunder, State/UT-wise;
(b) whether the Government proposes to enlarge/enhance the coverage target and incentivise the better performing districts under PMUY and if so, the details thereof along with the steps taken/ proposed to be taken by the Government in this regard, State/UT-wise including Bihar;
(c) whether the Government has created infrastructure/launched any portal to bring transparency in the distribution of gas under PMUY and if so, the details thereof, State/UT-wise including Madhya Pradesh; and
(d) the number of complaints regarding distribution/delay in providing gas connection to BPL families under PMUY received by the Government till date along with the remedial action taken/being taken in this regard, State/UT-wise?

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 441                                   ANSWERED ON: 18.12.2017

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

NALIN KUMAR KATEEL
BHAGIRATH PRASAD
RAJIV PRATAP RUDY
DODDAALAHALLI KEMPEGOWDA SURESH
GANESH SINGH

Will the Minister of PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS be pleased to state:-

(a) the salient features of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) along with targets fixed/achieved and the number of free gas connections provided to women under the said scheme since its inception including funds allocated/utilised thereunder, State/UT-wise;
(b) whether the Government proposes to enlarge/enhance the coverage target and incentivise the better performing districts under PMUY and if so, the details thereof along with the steps taken/ proposed to be taken by the Government in this regard, State/UT-wise including Bihar;
(c) whether the Government has created infrastructure/launched any portal to bring transparency in the distribution of gas under PMUY and if so, the details thereof, State/UT-wise including Madhya Pradesh; and
(d) the number of complaints regarding distribution/delay in providing gas connection to BPL families under PMUY received by the Government till date along with the remedial action taken/being taken in this regard, State/UT-wise?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS (SHRI DHARMENDRA PRADHAN)
(a) and (b) With a view to provide LPG connections to five crore poor households, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY) was launched by the Government during the Financial Year 2016-17. The salient features of the PMUY Scheme are as under :-
(i) LPG connection is released in the name of an adult woman of the BPL family, subject to the condition that no LPG connection exists in the name of any family member of the household.
(ii) Eligible families are identified through the Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC)-2011- database provided by Ministry of Rural Development.
(iii) Under PMUY cash assistance upto Rs 1600/- is provided for releasing new LPG connection.
(iv) The beneficiary bears the cost of Hot Plate and purchase of first refill. The beneficiary has option to take Hot Plate or the first refill or both on loan basis, from Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies(OMCs) at zero interest rate and the same is recovered through subsidy received by the beneficiary as and when refill is purchased.
Year-wise details of targets fixed, achieved, fund allocated and fund utilised are as under :-
Financial Year
Target fixed (in crore)
Connections released
(in crore)
Budget Estimates
(Rs. in crore)
Fund utilised
(Rs. in crore)
2016-17
1.5
2.00
2500
2500
2017-18
1.5
1.19 (as on 13.12.2017)
2500
2251
States/UTs-wise LPG connections released under PMUY as on 13.12.2017 is at Annexure. OMCs are releasing new LPG connections under PMUY in all the districts of 36 States/Union Territories including the State of Bihar, and as a result, the national LPG coverage which was 61.9 % as on 01.04.2016, has increased to 78.7 % as on 01.12.2017. (c) With a view to strengthen LPG distribution infrastructure especially in rural areas, OMCs have recently advertised 6149 locations for setting up of LPG distributorship across the country and the Government has also approved setting up of 115 Durgam Kshetriya Vitraks (DKVs) through different State Governments/Organisations. OMCs have launched a website namely www.pmujjwalayojana.com specially designated for PMUY Scheme, through which the consumers can know about the Scheme, download form, know-how to apply for the connection, etc. A dedicated toll-free number 18002666696 has been set up to take enquiries, complaints and suggestions related to PMUY. Customers can also register their grievances online by visiting websites of OMCs, Public Grievance Portal of Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Social Media platforms, Facebook, Tweeter, MoPNG e-Seva of the Ministry.
(d) OMC officials carry out inspections of LPG distributors to check operations of the distributorship in line with LPG guidelines. Action appropriate is taken by OMCs as per the provisions of Marketing Discipline Guidelines/Distributorship Agreement.

http://164.100.47.194/Loksabha/Questions/QResult15.aspx?qref=58391&lsno=16
Source: Loksabha

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