STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta on Tuesday distributed free gas connections to BPL female beneficiaries under the Scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) here at Bawe.
Speaker said that the government has already distributed 2500 connections in Gandhi Nagar adding that that the launch of PMUY is a major initiative taken to improve the living standard of Below Poverty Line (BPL) families by empowering their female folk.
He issued instructions to concerned authorities to ensure that the benefit of the scheme reaches to the deserving people at the grassroots level.
The Speaker also assured that people who could not get enlisted in the present list would soon be covered. He said that the Government is committed to ensure that LPG connection reaches every single household.
Kavinder Gupta also listed out various social welfare schemes launched by Centre and State governments, and urged the people to avail benefits of these schemes.
Later, Kavinder Gupta inaugurated macadamization of two roads from Narwal Chowk to Bahu Rotary and Zorawar Singh Chowk to Nanak Nagar which was executed by PWD (R&B).
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