Gas connection provided

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Aug 11: Free gas connections under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme were provided to 100 people of Maibam Mayai Leikai under Maibam Uchiwa Gram Panchayat Sunday.
Maibam Uchiwa Gram panchayat Pradhan Wangjam Premabati Leima distributed the gas stoves at the event.
Stating that the gas Ujjwala scheme was launched by the Prime Minister to protect health of women and empower them, Premabati said that the scheme is exclusively for BPL families.
Remaining eligible households will be provided gas connections under the scheme, she said. CMHT cards were also distributed to selected beneficiaries at the event.