Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, 56.53 per cent of foodgrains have been lifted in the country under Phase IV. Andaman and Nicobar is topmost in the country to have lifted highest percentage of foodgrains. The union territory has lifted 93 percent of the allocated foodgrains under PMGKAY -IV from July to 15th September this year.
Following close is Odisha which has lifted 92 percent, Tripura and Meghalaya on the third spot lifting 73 percent each. Telangana, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh lifted 71 percent foodgrains each in the time period. The Phase IV period will conclude in November this year. Government has so far allocated nearly 600 LMT of foodgrains under PMGKAY Scheme in all its four phases.