The UP government is all set to give the first free gas cylinder this Holi under the Ujjwala scheme. Yes, as per the information received recently, the Food and Logistics Department has sent a proposal to the government to give gas cylinders on Holi. 1 of the Ujjwala Scheme in the state. There are 65 crore beneficiaries. The burden of 3000 crores will be on the government in giving cylinders on Holi. The BJP in its Sankalp Patra for the assembly elections had announced to give free cylinders to the beneficiaries of Ujjwala Yojana on Holi and Diwali.
In such a situation, now it is ready to give it on the first Holi. The Food and Logistics Department has sent its proposal to the government on Monday and after the seal of this proposal, the budget will be released from the Finance Department and cylinders will be given in the districts. On the other hand, according to the information received, gas connections under Ujjwala Scheme have also been given by the BJP government. According to reports, the state government is also going to extend the free ration scheme. Yes, and for this, the government has sought a proposal from the Food and Logistics Department.
Earlier, the Government is giving free rations from December to March. The system of free ration is coming to an end this month and under this, wheat and rice received under the National Food Security are being given free of cost, while the government is also giving chana, salt and oil. During the election campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had announced to further extend the scheme of giving two cylinders and free ration under the Ujjwala Scheme.