SMC distributes free gas connections to poor people under Ujjwala Scheme

‘Free gas connection availability to be taken to valley’s nook and corner’

Srinagar, May 26 : Srinagar Municipal Commissioner (SMC), Riyaz Ahmed Wani, distributed free gas connections, to the poor people under Ujjwala Scheme launched by Ministry of Petroleum, Govt of India and CAPD department of J&K Govt. More than 200 women beneficiaries were given these connections today at a function organized by Indane distributor, Kashmir Gas Agency, at Haft Chinar Srinagar.

Deputy Director, CAPD, J&K Govt, Mohammad Aslam, appealed to the people of the valley to come forward with documents for all required formalities to take the benefit of the scheme launched by the State and Central Govt.

Jagmohan Singh Raina, Proprietor of Kashmir Gas Agency, and Parvez Khan, Manager, Indian Oil also spoke on the occasion and stressed to complete the target of Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) in the larger interest of female population of Jammu and Kashmir. They appealed that the beneficiary may apply for new LPG gas connection under E-PMUY scheme by filing the prescribed “Know Your Customer (KYC)” application along with the supplementary KYC and undertaking for expanded PMUY and submitting the same to the LPG distributors. The gas connections are free of cost under the declared categories notified by the government.

We have to complete our free gas connection availability to the poor people to every nook and corner of the valley, provided identified ration card holders come forward for their benefit to get free gas connection, said Jagmohan Singh Raina, prop of Kashmir Gas Agency. (KNS)

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