Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 - Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (Download PDF)

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In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. The schemes discussed are: Gas4India Campaign, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Urja Ganga, National Gas Hub, Saksham 2017.

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Gas4India Campaign

  • 👌 Centre has launched Gas4India campaign aimed at promoting the use of gas in the country.

  • Gas4India is a unified cross - country, multimedia, multi - event campaign.

  • To communicate the national, social, economic and ecological benefits of using natural gas as the fuel of choice to every citizen.

  • Public and private sector companies working in the sector have joined hands to promote the natural gas sector.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

  • Aims at providing Free LPG connections to women from BPL Households.

  • Implemented by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

  • Scheme provides a financial support of Rs. 1600 for each LPG connection to the BPL households.

  • Identification of eligible BPL families will be made in consultation with the State Governments and UTs.

  • Scheme is being partly funded from the savings of the GiveItUp initiative.

Urja Ganga

  • 👌 Highly ambitious gas pipeline project in Varanasi.

  • Aims to provide piped cooking (PNG) gas to residents of the eastern region of the country and CNG gas for the vehicles.

  • Project is being implemented by state - run gas utility GAIL.

  • Project is considered as a major step towards collective growth and development of the Eastern region of India.

National Gas Hub

  • Government is planning to come up with a national gas hub.

  • It would be a trading platform for gas at market - determined price.

  • Gas hub is a physical point where several gas pipelines come together or intersect.

  • India will also have a gas - trading place similar to international hubs.

  • At present, the Indian domestic natural gas price is calculated on:

    • a half - yearly basis

    • based on a weighted average of Henry Hub

    • National Balancing Point

    • Russian gas and Canada’s Alberta Gas

Saksham 2017

  • Organized by PCRA (Petroleum Conservation Research Association) and other Oil & Gas PSUs under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

  • It is a month long awareness program.

  • 👌 Saksham 2017 aim: To educate on various steps for fuel conservation through activities like:

    • Quiz Show

    • Saksham Asian Cycling Championship

    • Walkathons

    • concerts

    • other activities across the country

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- Published/Last Modified on: March 22, 2018

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