Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2.0 (PMUY): Apply Free Gas Connection 2022

If you are searching for information about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2.0, it is the right place for you to get proper guidance for getting a free LPG gas connection with a cooking stove worth Rs.6000/-.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY): 2022

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 2.0

Under the leadership of PM Shri Narendra Modi, Union Government launched a social welfare scheme called PM Ujjwala Yojana, also known as the PMUY scheme. The main tagline of the scheme was Swachh Indhan, Behtar Jeevan. On 1st May 2016, PM Narendra Modi started the distribution of Free LPG gas cylinders to BPL card households.

Name of the SchemePM Ujjwala Yojana
Launched ByHon. Narendra Modi
Inaugurated on01st May 2016
BeneficiariesBPL/Ration card Holders
Tag LineSwachh Indhan, Behtar Jeevan

Objective of PMUY

Since Independence, the rural resident women of India have used the traditional methods for cooking. With an objective to provide a smoke-free cooking experience, the Government of India launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme.

In the 2016 Financial Budget, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs allocated Rs.8000/- Crore Rupees to provide 5 crore LPG connections to BPL or Ration cardholders. The scheme’s main objective is to promote women’s empowerment and provide healthy carbon-free fossil fuel for cooking in rural areas.

Benefits to the Beneficiaries

Under the PMUY scheme, the Government will provide Free LPG Gas Connection. As per the rule, the beneficiaries will receive a cash advance incentive of Rs.1600/-. Using this money, he will get the following item:

14.2 Kg LPG Cylinder Rs.1250/- (Rs.800/- for 8Kg Cylinder)
Gas RegulatorRs.150/-
LPG HoseRs.100/-
Gas Consumer Card Rs.25/-
Installation and Demo ChargesRs.75/-

Along with the gas Cylinder and Accessories, the respective oil marketing company such as Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, HP Gas will provide interest-free loans to purchase your first LPG Cylinder refill along with the gas stove. You can pay the entire amount in small EMIs.

Eligibility Criteria

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is mainly aimed at women’s empowerment. Hence the benefits will be credited to the women of the family. The terms and eligibility criteria for this scheme are as follows:

  1. The beneficiaries should be a 18 years or above old women.
  2. She must belonging to:
    1. BPL or Ration Card holder family.
    2. Or a Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin),
    3. Or Most Backward Classes
    4. Or Antyodaya Anna Yojana
    5. Socio Economic and Caste Census
    6. Resident of any island or River Island
    7. Tea and Ex- Tea Garden tribes
    8. Forest Dwellers
    9. Poor Household with 14-point declaration
  3. Applicant must have a Saving Bank Account in any National Bank
  4. Applicant should not have an existing Gas Connection

Needed Documents

  • BPL/Ration Card/ AAY Card/ SECC Card/ Any Supporting Documents
  • Aadhaar Card of the Beneficiaries
  • Bank Passbook Showing Beneficiaries Account Number/ Cancelled Cheque
  • 14-point declaration Form
  • Address Proof
    • Electricity Bill
    • Phone Bill
    • Water Bill
    • Driving License
    • Rental Agreement
    • Voter Card
  • Caste Certificate (If Applicable)
  • Photo Copy of Family Member Aadhaar Card

How to Apply Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?

The beneficiaries can apply the PM Ujjwala Yojana Application through official portal. Before proceeding to the online application form, identify a suitable LPG Gas distributor near your location or click here. You have to follow the following instructions given here:

Step-1: First of all, eligible people visit the official portal by Clicking Here.

Step-2: Now click on the Link to Apply for New Ujjwala 2.0 Connection as shown in the image.

Ujjwala Yojana 2.0 Application

Step-3: Next, there will be three OMC options for you to choose from. You can choose as per your location.

Step-4: Once you click on the link, it will redirect you to the OMC Online Application portal. There you select your nearest Gas Distribution Name

Step-5: Now click on the Next button and a new Ujjwala Application form will appear on your screen. Now select Ujjwala Beneficiaries Connection from the top bar and start filling the application form.

Ujjwala 2.0 online Application form

Step-6: Once you fill in all the details like Aadhaar Number, Address, and Cylinder Type, Upload all the required Documents and Submit the Application form.

Step-7: Next, the OMCs will verify your e-KYC application form and issue a cylinder along with the gas stove.

Ujjwala Yojana KYC Application Form

All the eligible PMUY beneficiaries are required to submit the KYC application form and documents for availing of the benefits. For which you have to print and submit the form at your dealer with supporting documents. You can download the KYC form from the below-mentioned Important Link Table.

Download KYC FormClick Here
PAHAL/ DBTL joining FormClick Here
DBTL Form-6Click Here
LPG Aadhaar Linking formClick Here
LPG Reactivation FormClick Here
Distribution Transfer FormClick Here

LPG Refill Booking Numbers

OMCsIndaneBharat GasHP Gas
Missed Call845495555577109555559493602222
Book OnlineClick HereClick HereClick Here
Mobile ApplicationIndianOil ONEHello BPCLHP PAY

Help and Support


What is Ujjwala Scheme 2.0?

Ujjwala Scheme was launched in 2016 to provide 8 Crore Free Gas Cylinder connections to BPL and low-income families. Till 1st April 2021 Government completed 99% distribution. In the 2021-22 financial budget, the Government relaunched the PMUY scheme to provide an additional 1 Crore Free Gas Cylinder.

I have applied for the PM Ujjwala Yojana earlier, Weather my application will be considered under Ujjwala Yojana 2.0?

Yes, your application will be considered under Ujjwala 2.0 scheme. But you have to submit the Aadhaar details of your family members.

In my family, my wife has got the PMUY benefit in my village address. But now I am shifting from my village to another city. Can I transfer my connection to my present address?

Yes, you can transfer your connection from your permanent location to your present location by filling the transfer application form.

Will the government provide gas stoves and other accessories free of charge?

Gas stoves and other accessories are not provided free of charge by the government, but all these items will be provided free of charge by the gas company on an interest-free loan.

Can the beneficiary transfer the gas connection to another member’s name?

Yes, the beneficiary can transfer the gas connection to another family member’s name.

Latest News and Updates

  • PM Re-Launched PMUY 2.0

    On a virtual Meeting at Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh, Pradhan Mantri Shri Narendra Modi started the distribution of LPG Gas Cylinder to the beneficiaries under PMUY 2.0.

    August 10, 2021

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