JORABAT, April 20 - Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma today inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) at Malaibari, and asked the rich families to sacrifice gas subsidy so as to enable the poor families to get gas connection. The programme was organised by Bharat Gas Rural Distributors.
�PMUY was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi two years ago in order to prevent pollution and facilitate a healthy atmosphere in the families of poor people and I am very happy to inaugurate the distribution programme here,� the Forest Minister said while addressing the beneficiaries.
She also distributed gas connections to housewives.
The Bharat Gas authorities educated the beneficiaries on how to operate the gas stoves and announced a toll free number to contact in any emergency situation.
Senior officials of Bharat Petroleum, ONGC along with the District Elementary Education Officer, members of Malaibari�s local organisations and others were also present on the occasion.