Business Government expands eligibility criteria to meet Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana target Updated : December 19, 2018 06:56 AM IST The Ujjwala scheme was launched on May 1, 2016 to provide LPG connections to poor households. The scope of eligibility criteria has been expanded to all poor households. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.