The PMUY scheme has delivered on its promise by providing more than 80 million connections since its launch. However, the scheme needs a budgetary push to expand LPG usage amongst the targeted customers. In collaboration with the State Rural Livelihood Mission (SRLM), MSC conducted a pilot with self-help groups (SHGs) in Madhya Pradesh. The pilot suggests that credit facility to avail loans for LPG canisters and higher subsidies to Ujjwala customers will go a long way to enhance LPG usage.
How can the government improve the uptake of LPG refills issued under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana and facilitate a complete shift to clean fuel?
This video presents strategic insights on efficacy of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the experience of beneficiaries in receiving advance transfers into their bank accounts and purchasing LPG refills during COVID-19 crisis.
The elusive riddle of successful communication in welfare delivery programs
Despite efforts from governments across the globe, the poor lack awareness of social protection and welfare delivery programs. This blog explores the intricacies of government communication using case studies. It also discusses mastering the elements of planning, research, content, and outreach channels to develop an ideal
Event: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Achievements and implications on gender and the SDGs, and the way forward
To commemorate International Women’s Day, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG), in partnership with MSC (MicroSave Consulting), is organizing a workshop on “Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Achievements and implications on gender and the SDGs, and the way forward”. The workshop will be hosted at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on March 6, 2020
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: A demand-side diagnostic
The objective of the study was to examine the efficiency, efficacy, and operational aspects of the scheme and understand the triggers and barriers that drive the behaviour around usage and refills of LPG by the PMUY beneficiaries
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Challenges and the road ahead
The mere ownership of an LPG cylinder alone is not enough to make people switch from using traditional fuel and chulhas. Challenges like the high cost of refills and lack of doorstep delivery of LPG cylinders in remote locations restrict the regular use of LPG. In this video, MicroSave suggests strategic solutions to enable a […]