Q. “Ujjwala 2.0” is recently seen in news is related to?

[A] LPG gas connection

[B] LED bulb connection

[C] Solar Lamps connection

[D] All of the above

Answer: A

Explanation: Under the Union Budget for FY22, provision for the release of an additional one crore LPG connections under the PMUY scheme, i.e., Ujjwala 2.0, has been made.

  • This scheme will offer deposit-free LPG connection, first refill and hot plate free of cost to beneficiaries, and a simplified enrolment procedure. In this phase, a special facility has been given to migrant families.
  • Under this Ujjwala 2.0 scheme, 1.6 crore connections have been released until 24 November 2022.

Source: Economic Survey 2023