Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today flagged off 10 Mobile LED Ujjwala Vans to make people aware about the usage of LPG.
The Union Minister launched the initiatives at the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) office here in Chandrasekharpur.
These vans will move into interiors of the State with an aim to disseminate information and to make people awareness about the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) and safe practices of usage of LPG.
The specially designed vehicles will work as mobile theatre also. It will spread awareness about the safe practices of using domestic LPG as well act as moving center for collection of KYCs from prospective eligible consumers of LPG.
In last 28 months more than five corer BPL households across the country have been benefited by PMUY by availing LPG connection. In Odisha 33 lakh PMUY connections have been released since its introduction in the State.