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Union Ministers interact with Odisha PMUY beneficiaries

24/01/2019 at 7:28 PM

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today interacted with around 60,000 Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) beneficiaries in various districts in the State through videoconferencing from New Delhi.

Celebrating Ujjwala Swabhiman Utsav, both the Union Ministers told the women beneficiaries about the progress the yojana and various other Women centric Centrally-sponsored initiatives.

Gandhi said that the Union Government has managed to ensure that almost 90 per cent of families have clean fuel, out of which 47 per cent are SC/ST family, which is a great achievement of the Government.

Union Minister Pradhan said that Odisha has 36 lakh PMUY beneficiaries.

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