Dharmendra Pradhan Interaction with Ujjwala beneficiaries through video conference

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Bhubaneswar: Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayats were conducted at 100 locations in the state of Odisha today. Around 18000 Ujjwala beneficiaries who are using LPG under PM Ujjwala Yojna came together under one roof to discuss the benefits of LPG in their lives. Oil Marketing Companies not only provide LPG connection and sell refills but educate the customers on regular basis regarding safe use of LPG.
Representatives from Oil Marketing Companies educated the LPG user on various aspects of safe use of LPG through video and practical demonstration. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Honorable Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship interacted with the Ujjwla beneficiaries at 5 venues i.e. Angul, Baripada (Mayurbhanj), Sambalpur, Berhumpur (Ganjam) and Jeypore (Koraput) through a video conference from National Informatics Centre (NIC), Bhubaneswar.
Within a span of less than 3 years Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana has grown leaps and bounds in the State of Odisha taking the LPG penetration from 20% in 2014 to 68 % in Sep’2018 and transformed the lives of 34 lakhs of poor families. Sri Pradhan focused on the safety aspects of LPG use and urged to use the LPG for a better life style, health and women empowerment. The Ujjwala beneficiaries expressed their gratitude to Sri Pradhan for successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

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