Ujjwala Yojana:- Modi government’s big announcement, gas refill will be free for three months
The central government has announced three months free gas refill for the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. It has been announced from April to June 2020.
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According to the official statement, till now oil companies have transferred Rs 5,606 crore to the account of about 7.15 crore beneficiaries of the Ujjwala scheme. It states, ‘The scheme is effective from 1st April to 30th June. Under this, companies are depositing an advance equal to the price of 14.2 kg or five kg cylinder according to its package in the account of the beneficiary. Customers will be able to get the cylinder refilled with this money. ‘
Companies like IOCL, BPCL and HPCL have already announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh for their employees working in various phases of the supply chain, including delivery buys. In the event of death of any employee due to corona infection, this amount will be given to their family members. Companies say that in this difficult time, all the warriors including the delivery boy are engaged in their work. Companies are making sure that no one has to wait more than two days for delivery. Every day around 60 lakh cylinders are being refilled in the country since the lockdown.
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