Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana 2023: Registration, Documents & Apply Link

Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana 2023: Registration, Documents & Apply Link: Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana was launched on May 1, 2016 by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi from Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

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Seeing the achievement of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana under Har Ghar Ujjwala theme, 1st May is celebrated as Ujjwala Day every year from 1st May 2022 with LPG gas connection to more than nine crore families with the resolve of women empowerment and pollution free future.

Main objective of the scheme

The main objective of the scheme was to provide fuel like LPG for cooking to women from rural and underprivileged families, and to eliminate the harmful effects and impacts on women's health and environment caused by the use of traditional fuel sources like coal dung and wood.

Goal and achievement

Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the target was to provide 8 crore LPG gas connections to underprivileged households by the year 2020, but before March 2020, 8 crore LPG gas connections were already distributed seven months earlier. On 7 September 2019 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi awarded 8 crore LPG gas connection in Aurangabad.

Ujjwala 2.0: Additional allocation of 1.6 crore LPG connections under PMUY scheme with special facility to migrant families. This scheme was launched in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri.


a mature woman who falls into one of the following groups:

  • SC families
  •  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural)
  •  Most Backward Class
  •  Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)
  •  Tea and ex- tea plantation tribes
  •  Forest dwellers
  •  People living in islands and river islands
  •  SECC Households (AHL TIN)
  •  14- Poor family as per issue declaration 
  •  Candidate ought to be 18 years old.
  •  In the same house, there shouldn't be any other LPG connections. 


Required document

For Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana the following supporting evidence has to be submitted.

  • Ration Card issued by the State from which the application is being made/other State Govt. Document attesting family composition/self-declaration as per Annexure I (for migrant applicants)
  •  Aadhaar document of beneficiary and adult family members
  •  Address Proof – Aadhaar will be taken as proof of identity and proof of address if connection is required at the same address. 
  • Bank Account Number and IFSC 

Assistance under PMUY scheme

The Indian government provides cash assistance for PMUY connections in the amount of Rs. 1600 (Rs. 1150 for a 14.2 kilogram cylinder or a 5 kilogram cylinder for connection).

Cylinder security deposit of Rs. For a 14.2 kg cylinder, 1250/Rs. Rs. 800 for a pressure regulator for a 5 kg cylinder Rs. 150 LPG Hose 100
Homegrown Gas Buyer Card - Rs. 25 Fees for Inspection, Installation, and Demonstration – Rs. 75 In addition, all PMUY beneficiaries will receive a free stove (hotplate) and initial LPG refill as well as a deposit-free connection through Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs).

How to Apply Online?

To get the benefit of LPG gas connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, you can apply online by visiting the following website.

Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana 2023

Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, you can download various form documents and proof of commitment from the link below


Frequently asked questions under PMUY

Who are the eligible beneficiaries under Ujjwala 2.0?

  • An adult woman from a poor family and without LPG connection in her home will be eligible under Ujjwala 2.0. Beneficiaries
  •  As per SECC 2011 list should be eligible, belonging to SC/ST families, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY), Forest Dwellers, Most Backward Classes (MBC), Tea and Ex-Tea Estate Tribes, People living in River Islands (Beneficiaries will submit supporting documents)
  •  If she does not fall in the above 2 categories, she can claim to be a beneficiary under poor family by submitting a 14-point declaration (as per prescribed format).

What documents are applicants required to submit for registration?

  • Under Ujjwala 2.0 the applicant must provide the following documents:
  •  POI (Proof of Identity), POA (Proof of Address), Aadhaar copy of applicant, Aadhaar copy of all adult family members mentioned in ration card or similar document, bank account details of applicant

How to apply for LPG connection under Ujjwala 2.0?

  • Applicant can apply both online and offline.
  •  Online – Customer can register through online application or he can also contact his nearest CSC center to submit online application.
  •  Offline – Customer can register by submitting application directly to distributorship.

Is (eKYC) mandatory for connections registered under Ujjwala 2.0?

  • Yes. EKYC is mandatory for connections registered under Ujjwala 2.0 which will be done through biometric or mobile OTP based. Aadhaar authentication is optional only in the states of Assam and Meghalaya.

Can PMUY connection be given to poor families with no female member of adult age?

  • No. PMUY connection can be given only in the name of an adult female member of a poor household.

What are the criteria to ensure poor households under Ujjwala 2.0?

  • A 14-point declaration submitted by the applicant is the basic criteria for qualifying a poor family under UJJWALA 2.0. Thus, it is mandatory for all applicants.


Which documents can be presented as Proof of Identity (POI) and Proof of Address (POA)?

  • For applicants from all states except Assam and Meghalaya, the applicant's Aadhaar card will be treated as the only Proof of Identity (POI).
  •  It can also be used as proof of address (POA) if the current address of the applicant is as per his Aadhaar.
  •  If the applicant's address is different from that mentioned in Aadhaar card, he can submit any other documents as listed in Annexure-A for POA.

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