8.3 crore BPL families to get free gas cylinders for 3 months: Govt

While announcing the ₹1.76 lakh crore Prime Minister Gareeb Kalyan Yojana amid the lockdown, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that under Ujjawala scheme, around 8.3 crore below poverty line (BPL) families will get free cylinders for three months. She further said that around 20 crore women Jan Dhan account holders will receive ₹500 per month for the next 3 months.