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Aug 05, 2020

All states, UTs lifted about 118 Lakh Metric Tonne of food grains for NFSA beneficiaries

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All States and UTs have lifted about 118 Lakh Metric Tonne  of three-month food grains from FCI depots and central pool for distribution among National Food Security Act beneficiaries. Further, all States and UTs have reported a distribution of over 111.52 Lakh Metric Tonne, which is 93.5 percent of allocated food grains for the period between April and June. According to FCI, 37.5 Lakh Metric Tonne  food grains were distributed in April and May covering 75 crore beneficiaries in each month. In June, 36.54 Lakh Metric Tonne  food grains were distributed covering about 73 crore beneficiaries.
Following announcement of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package in March, the Department of Food and Public Distribution had started its implementation for a period of three months - April, May and June. This was done so that the poor and vulnerable beneficiaries under NFSA do not suffer on account of the non-availability of foodgrains during the unprecedented time of COVID 19 crisis.
Under this special scheme, about 81 Crore NFSA beneficiaries are being provided with an additional quota of free-of-cost foodgrains at a scale of 5 Kg per person per month, over and above their regular monthly entitlements.

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