Mumbai, May 31, 2022:
As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mohatsav to commemorate the 75th year of Indian Independence, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will virtually engage with over 2,000 beneficiaries of various public welfare schemes on Tuesday, May 31 at BPCL Refinery Sports Club, Mumbai.
Hon’ble Union Minister of State, Panchayat Raj, Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil will grace the event. The primary objective of the interaction is to understand how these schemes have helped the beneficiaries in ease of living and improve on the execution front based on feedback received from the beneficiaries.
Around 2,000 beneficiaries of 13 Government of India schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Urban, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, POSHAN Abhiyan, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, Swachh Bharat Mission, Jal Jeevan Mission & AMRUT, Pradhan Mantri SVANidhi Scheme, One Nation One Ration Card, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, Ayushman Bharat PM Jan ArogyaYojana (PM-JAY), Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centre and Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana will be present at the ceremony to engage with Ministers and provide their feedback.
Along with the interactions, the event will also mark a milestone for more than 10 crore farmers who will receive their 11st installment under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
The scheme was launched on 1st May 2016 in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi. The objective of PMUY was to make clean cooking fuel such as LPG available to the rural and deprived households which were otherwise using traditional cooking fuels such as firewood, coal, cow-dung cakes, etc.
The target under the scheme was to release 8 Crore LPG Connections to the deprived households by March 2020 which was completed on 7th Sept 2019 when the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India handed over the 8th Crore LPG connection in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
The event at Mumbai was coordinated by ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai and BPCL, Mumbai.