Abstract: PMUY is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of women living in rural areas. The aim of the scheme is to provide efficient cooking energy for the people living below BPL. The household survey was undertaken from the beneficiaries of PMUY . The data was collected through demographic information and interview schedule from women residing in the rural sector in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. Descriptive statistics, Chi-square and Regression analysis (By using SPSS)was used for data processing. The aim of the 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is to provide eight crore free cooking LPG connection to the people living under below poverty line. When women are living safe, fulfilled and productive life, they can reach their full potential, contributing their skills to the workforce and can raise happier and healthier children. The population of the research consists of the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) Scheme are living in Aurangabad District. Total 300 samples was the target population of the study. The dimension of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) Scheme selected as Sustainability, Energy Affordability, Accessibility, Safety, environment-friendly and Health & hygiene. women empowerment variables selected as Increase in tourism activity, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Enhancement in girl education, Curtailment of money lenders and exploitation, Helping and motivating others at the time of need. The results of the study indicate that, the Sustainability was correlated with Increase in tourism activity (r = p

PDF | DOI: 10.17148/IJARCCE.2022.111124

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