What is eligibility to apply for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana ?






Jai Jai
Answered on March 19,2019

Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, free LPG gas connections are provided to the women belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) household.

The eligibility criteria for PMUY are the following.

  • The applicant should be a citizen of India
  • The applicant should be a women of below poverty line family
  • The applicant should have completed 18 years of age
  • No one in applicant’s household should own an LPG connection.
  • The household income of the family must not exceed a certain limit prescribed by the state government and union territory.
  • Applicant must not be a recipient of similar scheme provided by the government.
  • The name of the applicant must be in the list of SECC (Socio Economic Caste Census) -2011 data. In order to check whether your name is there in the list, follow the below process to check it.
    • Visit http://164.100.129.6/netnrega/secc_list.aspx
    • Select your State
    • Select Your Tehsil/taluka,
    • Select your Gram Panchayat
    • Select the type of list you want to see
    • Click on Submit button.
    • You will see the list of people who are part of SECC list