- Guinness Book of World Records acknowledged “Pahal” Scheme as as the largest cash transfer program.
As on 13.8.2015, LPG consumers who joined the PAHAL scheme are 13.9 crore .
- Under “Pahal” Scheme, LPG consumers will get their entitled subsidy for LPG cylinders directly into their bank accounts.
- On 15th November 2014, Government of India launched this Scheme in 54 districts and later by 1st January, 2015extended to remaining districts of the country.
Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India