Mukhyamantri Anila Bhagya scheme to be launched in Mysuru

Mukhyamantri Anila Bhagya scheme to be launched in Mysuru

The district administration is gearing up to launch the Mukhyamantri Anila Bhagya Scheme, distribution of free LPG connections. The authorities concerned have identified 19,876 families in the district to provide the cooking gas connection.

Unlike the Ujjwala Scheme, launched by the Union government, in which the LPG connection is provided to BPL families with a support of Rs 1,600 per connection, the Mukhyamantri Anila Bhagya scheme offers Rs 4,040.

The state government provides gas connection, including two filled gas cylinders worth Rs 1,100, two burner stove worth Rs 1,000, a deposit of Rs 1,450, regulator security deposit of Rs 150, hose pipe worth Rs 190, inspection and installation charges of Rs 100. The government is launching the scheme with an intention to provide smokeless technique of cooking causing less harm to the health and environment. Besides, the scheme also aims to cover the BPL families, who are deprived of the Ujjwala scheme.

The Food and Civil Supplies department, along with the Forest and Labour departments, have identified the beneficiaries. The officials will provide 6,322 new connections by November end under the first phase and the remaining households will be covered by the end of December.

The authorities have formed teams at the taluk-level, comprising taluk-level officials and MLAs, to prepare a list of beneficiaries.

Senior Deputy Director for Food and Civil Supplies Ka Rameshwarappa said, in the first phase, 174 connections will be given in Mysuru taluk, 33 in HD Kote taluk, 2,187 in KR Nagar, three in Hunsur taluk, 952 in Periyapatna taluk and 2,972 connections in
T Narasipur taluk.

He said district in-charge Minister H C Mahadevappa had chaired a meeting in connection with the implementation of the scheme.

He has directed the officials to be prepared and to see to it that no needy people would be deprived of the new scheme.

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