TURA, April 16 - April 20 this year will be celebrated as �Ujjwala Diwas� under Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) with the aim of enrolling eight crore LPG customers as part of the �Gram Swaraj Abhiyan�.
The drive will be led by the Ministry through its Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to promote amongst the rural consumers, the safe and sustained use of LPG through peer group interactions on a large scale.
As a part of the drive over 15,000 LPG Panchayats will be held on the occasion of Ujjwala Diwas, all over the country, including the five districts of Garo Hills.
In Garo Hills, LPG Panchayats will be organised in 12 blocks of the region with a target of enrolling at least 100 new LPG connection beneficiaries. Each Panchayat will be targeting the participation of at least 500 women.