The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting on Wednesday decided to extend the scheme by three months, he said.
The Union government recently increased the tenure for providing free ration to the beneficiaries under PMGKAY scheme for six more months
The 5 kg foodgrain is being provided over and above the normal quota under the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
Under the OMSS, the Food Corporation of India releases wheat and rice at predetermined prices in the open market from time to time to enhance their supply, especially during the lean season, to moderate the open market prices.
The MPs alleged that the huge discrepancies between the allocation made by the Centre and the distribution of food grains in the state under PMGKAY and NFSA.
Speaking about the "Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojanaa (PM-GKAY III), the Secretary said that more than 63.67 lakh MT foodgrains (i.e. around 80 percent of the total PMGKAY allocation for May and June 2021) have been lifted by the States/UTs from FCI depots.
New Delhi: To give Relief to around 80 crore beneficiaries during Covid crisis, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved allocation of additional foodgrain to NFSA Beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Garib…
New Delhi: In a bid to ensure free food to all eligible disabled persons (Divyang) under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), the Central government has again asked the states to cover all eligible disabled persons under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). The Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution under the […]