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5kg Gas Cylinder Connections to PMUY beneficiaries, Lok Sabha told

New Delhi : The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today informed that the under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), the customers have been given option to select 5 kg or 14.2 kg cylinder connections. As on 01.01.2022, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have released 8.1  lakh  number of 5 kg connections to PMUY beneficiaries. Apart from the above, OMCs have also given swapping option from 14.2 kg cylinder with 5 kg cylinder and vice versa to the PMUY beneficiaries. 14.2 kg beneficiaries numbering 7.69 lakh have availed this facility to switch to 5 kg cylinders. A seamless and hassle free facility to switch to 5 Kg cylinder exists and the option in this regard is exercised by the beneficiaries.

As on 01.01.2022, 1.08 crore LPG consumers have voluntary given up their LPG subsidy. State/UT-wise details are at Annexure.

Annexure

Annexure regarding “5 kg Gas Cylinder Connections”
State/UT Number of customers given up their LPG Subsidy
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 421
Andhra Pradesh 2,34,009
Arunachal Pradesh 23,638
Assam 1,90,400
Bihar 4,35,425
Chandigarh 19,204
Chhattisgarh 1,42,696
Delhi 8,51,854
Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu 13,968
Goa 46,192
Gujarat 4,89,563
Himachal Pradesh 71,439
Haryana 3,61,652
Jharkhand 1,02,332
Jammu and Kashmir 1,54,762
Kerala 3,03,645
Karnataka 7,54,187
Lakshadweep 143
Ladakh 144
Manipur 47,121
Meghalaya 7,672
Maharashtra 17,85,126
Mizoram 43,985
Madhya Pradesh 4,56,389
Nagaland 31,670
Odisha 1,69,630
Puducherry 16,553
Punjab 4,14,027
Rajasthan 7,14,552
Sikkim 7,827
Telangana 3,80,492
Tamil Nadu 6,73,958
Tripura 18,871
Uttar Pradesh 13,54,264
Uttarakhand 1,56,516
West Bengal 3,59,608
Total 1,08,33,935

Source : OMCs.

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