Ujjwala has cut rural women’s chest congestion by 20%: Study

According to a study by Indian Chest Society and Indian Chest Research Foundation, Ujjwala scheme has helped reduce chest congestion in rural women by 20%. The study has been published in the International Journal of Medical and Health Research. Launched in 2016, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is a scheme of the Ministry of Petroleum &… Continue reading Ujjwala has cut rural women’s chest congestion by 20%: Study

About 85% of Ujjwala beneficiaries in 4 States still use earthen stoves

A recent survey by the Research Institute for Compassionate Economics has found that 85% of the beneficiaries of the Ujjwala scheme in rural Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan still use solid fuels for cooking. Among the surveyed households 53% exclusively used the chulha, while 32% used both. Launched in 2016, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala… Continue reading About 85% of Ujjwala beneficiaries in 4 States still use earthen stoves