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How much is allocated for Ujwala scheme in budget 2021-22?

Hi @jyotsna_g! Welcome to the Budget Forum by OBI.

I couldn’t find allocation for Ujjawala Scheme in the 2021-22 budget documents. You can check it here.

Okay ! Thanks for your reply . May be scheme was launched in 2016 and probably closed now. I got another data base from OECD stats saying so. Its available at

If you are referring to the scheme for providing clean cooking fuel (LPG cylinders) to poor families, it is very much there. In fact the government extended support for this during the pandemic in its PMGKY package

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Hi Jyotsna!

There is no allocation for PMUY in the Union Budget 2021-22 despite of an
announcement of expansion of the PMUY scheme to cover an additional one crore beneficiaries. However, there is a press release (https://pib.gov.in/Pressreleaseshare.aspx?PRID=1743813) that on 10th Aug, 2021 Govt. is going to launch Ujjwala.2. (PMUY) which will cover these additional beneficiaries. Along with a deposit free LPG connection, Ujjwala 2.0 will provide first refill and hotplate free of cost to the beneficiaries. However, there is no information on allocation available yet.

Thank you so much Protiva for this information .