Despite massive publicity, the Government of India's much-hyped Ujjwala scheme which had promised to wean away rural women from using wood as fuel in the kitchens has failed big time.

What are the reasons for the reluctance of rural women in Northern India to use cleaner fuels like LPG?


About 85% of Ujjwala beneficiaries in four States still use earthen stoves

About the Ujjwala scheme

  • This looks like economic question than a political one. – mootmoot Apr 8 at 12:08

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