Largest cash benefit program (households)
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India
125,700,000 total number
Indien (New Delhi)

The largest cash benefit program in number of households is PAHAL - Direct Benefits Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Consumers Scheme (India) including approximately 125,700,000 households in India, as of 30 June 2015.

  • The scheme was launched on 1st June 2013 and covered 291 districts in India, as of 30 June 2015.
  • The scheme aims at distributing cash benefit for the purchase of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to households in India.
  • The second largest cash benefit program is the Earned Income Tax Credit program (USA) with approximately 48,000,000 households from 15 June 2010 to 15 June 2015.