The central authorities has disbursed 8.05 million deposit free cooking gas connections this monetary 12 months till December 1. These connections have been distributed underneath the second leg of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY).
“The second section of the scheme Ujjwala 2.0 has been launched by Prime Minister in the Mahoba District of Uttar Pradesh on August 10, 2021 on pan-India foundation to supply further 10 million LPG connections, together with free first refill and range. This Ministry is monitoring the implementation of the scheme each day,” a Petroleum Ministry assertion stated.
The oil ministry additionally stated that framework for throughout the counter sale of non-subsidised LPG connections and portability of home LPG connections amongst oil advertising firms has been improved throughout the 12 months 2021-22.
In addition to LPG, the Petroleum Ministry additionally oversaw reforms in gas retailing. Ten firms got authorization for advertising of petrol and diesel for bulk and retail enterprise. This approval was given on December 16, 2021.
According to the Oil Ministry, 302.30 crore litre of ethanol has been procured by Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) throughout Ethanol Supply Year (ESY) 2020-21, for mixing objective until November 30, 2021. This is underneath the ethanol mixing programme.
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