Rising petrol and diesel prices are a huge setback for the common man. The increase in petrol and diesel prices has made it impossible for even one vehicle to be used in a home. However, with the new rates released by the central government, petrol and diesel prices have come down slightly. The state government has also announced a reduction accordingly. To know in detail about the new petrol and diesel prices.
What is the new information about petrol and diesel?
With the effect of the revised rates, petrol has been reduced by Rs 10. 41 paise and diesel by Rs 7.36 paise. The change in the tax on petrol and diesel prices can be expected to bring some relief to the common man.
In addition, the price of gas cylinders has come down drastically for consumers. Those who get a gas cylinder through the Ujjwala Yojana scheme sanctioned by the Center will get a subsidy of Rs 200 per gas cylinder. The work received as part of the project will be 12 cylinders a year.
What is ujjwala yojana scheme?
Ujjwala Yojana is a scheme launched by the Central Government in 2019 for 5 crore families below the poverty line. The government intends to provide LPG gas cylinders free of cost through this scheme. Women from families below the poverty line can join the scheme through KYC applications. The gas connection was thus provided free of cost if the application was submitted along with the required documents.
One and a half crore people took up LPG gas connection when the project, which was launched only for families below the poverty line, started in 2019. For each of the states including Kerala, one coordinator was appointed in each district. However, after starting the project, it was not possible to join the project. Applications can now be resubmitted to the scheme through the online website.
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The subsidy for gas cylinders can be availed only by joining the Ujjwala Yojana scheme following the exact criteria.
In any case, with the price of petrol and diesel going up day by day, getting a subsidy from the government as part of the Ujjwala Yojana scheme will surely be a relief to ordinary families.
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