Indian Government Decreases LPG Gas Cylinder Price and Boosts Ujjwala Scheme Subsidy

  • The Centre has reduced cooking gas prices by Rs 200 per cylinder and approved an extra Rs 200 subsidy under the Ujjwala scheme.
  • 75 lakh new gas connections will be provided under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’, benefiting PMUY recipients with a total discount of Rs 400 per cylinder.
  • The financial implication of the additional subsidy will be Rs 7,680 crores for 2023-24, aiding in reducing household expenses amidst inflation.
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