26th December – Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana

The much hyped Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana was launched in May 2016. It promised to provide free cooking gas connections to 80 million poor families. Basic issue – Each BPL household would have to spend up to Rs.5,000 each year on LPG even at current subsidised prices — in addition to a one-time cost of …

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