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Good plan started by UPA government is practically over: Chidambaram on Ujjwala

New Delhi: Senior Congress chief P. Chidambaram on Wednesday stated the “high price” of backed cylinders underneath the Ujjwala scheme goes to cripple the scheme. He insisted that this good scheme launched by the erstwhile United Progressive Alliance (UPA) authorities has virtually died out due to the present authorities’s “insensitive stand”.

Chidambaram stated the success of the Ujjwala scheme will be judged by the speed of cylinder filling by the beneficiaries. He stated that solely 25 per cent of the beneficiaries get one or two or three cylinders stuffed in a yr, the remainder of the month they don’t use LPG i.e. clear gasoline.
The previous Union minister stated, “These are the poorest households among the many beneficiaries. This proves that the excessive worth (Rs 853) of backed cylinder is proving to be a crippling criterion for the scheme. Chidambaram stated, “The nice plan launched by the earlier UPA authorities has virtually died out due to the insensitive angle of the current authorities. The subsidy burden of the federal government has come down from Rs 37,209 crore within the yr 2018-19 to 242 crore within the yr 2021-22.

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