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Ujjwala Diwas celebrated at Chakroi, Sham Choudhary distributes LPG connections under PMUY

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Jammu , 20 Apr 2018

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Chaudhary today distributed 35 new LPG connections among female beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in a function held at Chakroi to celebrate Ujjwala Diwas.Addressing the gathering after distribution of LPG connections among the eligible beneficiaries, the Minister said that Ujjwala Diwas has been celebrated across the country and about 15000 panchayats have been organized to promote learning through interaction “Kuch seekhian, kuch sikhayein” under the drive.Terming PMUY a reformative initiative taken by the Union Government to empower the women folk of Below Poverty Line (BPL) families by providing them free of cost LPG connections, the Minister said that smoke-free kitchen in household will help in maintaining healthy environ, besides protect the health of women and reduce the health hazards.The Minister said that 3200 LPG connections have been provided in Suchetgarh Constituency under PMUY so far, adding that left out eligible beneficiaries of the Constituency would also be covered under the Yojana.Listing-out welfare schemes launched by Centre & State Governments   to ameliorate the socio-economic profile of people of the State, the Minister urged upon people to come forward and avail the benefits of these schemes. He also enjoined upon the concerned to organize camps to sensitize the people about the welfare schemes so that everyone can avail the benefits of these schemes.It is worthwhile to mention here that the function was organized by the Shaheed Naik Dev Raj Gas Agency Chakroi to celebrate the Ujjwala Diwas.


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