Govt extends Rs 200 subsidy on LPG cylinder under Ujjwala scheme by 1 year

Updated: Mar 24 2023 9:58PM

New Delhi, Mar 24 (PTI) The government on Friday extended the Rs 200 per LPG cylinder subsidy under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) by one year in the wake of high prices of petroleum products in the international market.

The move will benefit 9.6 crore families.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a subsidy of Rs 200 per 14.2 kg cylinder for up to 12 refills per year to be provided to the beneficiaries of PMUY, I&B Minister Anurag Thakur told reporters.