‘PAHAL’ scheme 

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‘PAHAL’ scheme 

 

What to study?

For prelims and mains: key features and significance of the scheme.

 

Context: Estimated savings/benefits of Rs. 59,599 crore upto March, 2019 under ‘PAHAL’ scheme.

 

Pratyaksh Hanstantrit Labh (PaHaL) scheme:

  • Aims to reduce diversion and eliminate duplicate or bogus LPG connections.
  • Under PaHaL, LPG cylinders are sold at market rates and entitled consumers get the subsidy directly into their bank accounts.