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Making the Indian kitchen Ujjwal

| Updated on January 17, 2018



The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana promises to make Indian kitchens smoke-free. Can it overcome the hurdles, including doubts on it being a political strategy?

What's cooking?

The PMUY scheme, under which the poor get subsidised LPG connection, addresses an urgent need. At the same time, it can turn out to be a political masterstroke for the BJP

In Odisha’s Baranga, LPG is the new ABC

Despite the heartening start, the early days reveal challenges.The biggest is that of middlemen.

Ballia’s smoke-free kitchens bring a change

The ambitious scheme has seen early success in the Uttar Pradesh district where it was first launched

' Ujjwala is a welfare scheme'

Read the interview with Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Petroleum &Natural Gas

Published on August 02, 2016

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