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Ujjwala Scheme Has Limited Impact on LPG Usage | Arjun Srinivas | LiveMint

The widespread use of solid fuels such as wood and dung for cooking pollutes households and adds to India’s disease burden. To tackle this, the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in May 2016 to promote clean cooking by providing poor women with free LPG connections.But even as the number of LPG connections has increased, LPG usage hasn’t, according to a new research paper by Aashish Gupta and others at r.i.c.e Read more…