Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has released the toll free helpline number for the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries. The candidates from BPL households can call toll free at 1800 266 6696 to discuss any of their queries about the PM Ujjwala Yojana.
However, there is already a 24×7 toll free number available for the LPG customers which is 1906 but this new number has been released exclusively for the resolution of queries regarding the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana connections. The help regarding the PMUY will be available in different languages at this new toll free number.
The ministry has also appeals the PMUY beneficiaries not to be influenced by the unscrupulous agencies in getting LPG connections under the Ujjwala Yojana. As per the press release, the government has not appointed any NGO or any other agency for releasing LPG connections under PMUY.
The registered/authorized LPG distributors of Government Oil Marketing Companies are only the ones to be contacted for the connection under Ujjwala Yojana. These Government OMCs are Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.
Any such NGO/Agency, if operating in any area, is totally illegal and information on same should be provided to Police and other local authorities.
The beneficiaries of the PM Ujjwala Yojana are being selected based on the SECC-2011 data which is available to download from the NIC website.
IMG SRC: pmujjwalayojana.com