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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Programme (PMUY)
Launch: 2016 [5] End: 2019
Region: LAC
Geography: India
Type: National
ICS Only?: No
Value/Funding: N/A
Funder Type: Domestic Government [4]
Funders: Government of India [4]
  • Subsidy
  • Awareness
  • Description:
    Ambitious LPG subsidy reform program, to facilitate the expansion of LPG access to low-income rural households, which includes a public campaign directed at urban consumers to voluntarily surrender their subsidy [1]. RISE rating 72/100 [2]
    Over 10.5 million people volunteered to give up their subsidy. 57 million cooking gas connections to rural poor women. Increased share of rural distributorships from its launch in 2009/10 from 14% to over 40% (2016–17) [2]
    Provide LPG connections to 50 million women living below the poverty line by 2019 [3]
    [1] p. 120 [2] [3] [4] [5]