|Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana aims at providing 5 Crore cooking gas (LPG) connections in the name of women for Below Poverty Line households across the country.
But in Koili village of Sitamari District of Bihar, five to seven women are still waiting for their connections. They had filled applications for the cylinders along with other residents. However, they have been left behind as the other families got their LPG cylinders.
Rural women left behind as village benefits from Ujvala Yojana | Guddi reports for IndiaUnheard
The marginalised and tribal people in rural India, women in particular, are largely unaware of their rights and entitlements under various state and national schemes. The primary reasons for this are the lack of education, awareness of schemes and guidance to help them claim their rights. Under such circumstances, the knowledgeable...