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Rules have changed for free LPG connection! Know the new rule of subsidy

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There is an important news for the customers getting LPG subsidy. Under the Ujjwala scheme, there is a possibility of a big change in the subsidy given in the free connection of LPG gas. So, if you are also planning to take free LPG connection under Ujjwala Yojana, please read this news carefully first

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Will the subsidy structure change on LPG connections?

According to the report, there may be a change in the existing subsidy structure for new connections under the scheme. The oil ministry is said to have started work on the two new structures and they will be launched soon. Let us tell you that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced to give new connections of Rs 10 lakh in the budget, but now the government can change the advance payment model on behalf of OMCs.

Will the mode of advance payment change?

It is being said that the company making the advance payment will charge a lump sum of Rs 1,600. At present, OMCs charge the advance amount as EMI, while according to experts familiar with the matter, the government will continue to subsidize the remaining 1600 in the scheme.

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Government gives free LPG cylinder

Under the government’s Ujjwala scheme, a cylinder and a 14.2 kg stove are issued to the customers. It costs around Rs 3,200 and gets a subsidy of Rs 1,600 from the government, while oil trading companies (OMCs) give Rs 1,600 as advance. However, OMCs charge the subsidy amount as EMI on recharge.

How to register in Ujjwala scheme

– Ujjwala scheme Registering for is very easy.

Under the Ujjwala scheme, a woman from a BPL family can apply for a gas connection.

You will get complete information about this scheme by visiting the official website

For registration, you have to first fill a form and give it to the nearest LPG distributor.

In this form, the woman who has applied will also have to give her full address, Jan Dhan bank account and Aadhaar number of all family members.

After processing it later, the oil marketing companies of the country issue LPG connection to the eligible beneficiary.

If a consumer opts for EMI, then the EMI amount is adjusted in the subsidy received on the cylinder.

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