Monday, September 27, 2021

278 lakh MT foodgrains have been allocated under PMGKAY for distribution during the month of May to November: Niranjan Jyoti

Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti has said that nearly 278 Lakh Metric Tonne foodgrains have been allocated under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, PMGKAY for distribution during the month of May to November, 2021 to mitigate the food security hardships of the National Food Security Act, NFS beneficiaries during Covid-19 pandemic. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, the Minister informed that the eligible beneficiaries can lift their entitled regular NFSA and PMGKAY foodgrains through portability transition under One Nation One Ration Card from any nearby Fair Price Shop in 32 States and Union Territories at present.

 

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