The second wave of Corona virus has caused havoc all over the country. In such a situation, the condition of the poor has started deteriorating again. Therefore, the central government once again under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAN) Free food Has announced to give
Under this, the Modi government will give 5 kg of food grains free to every poor in the months of May and June. This will benefit 80 crore needy people. Modi government It will spend 26 thousand crore rupees to provide ration to the poor.
Officials said that in line with Prime Minister Modi’s commitment to the poor, the government has decided to give free food grains to 80 crore beneficiaries, as was done during the lockdown last year. Under this, 5 kg of food grains will be given per person per month for two months.
Welcoming it, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the Modi government stands with the poor in this fight against Corona. He tweeted, “Considering the impact of the corona virus, Rs 26,000 crore will be spent for providing 5 kg of food grains for two months under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this. This step will benefit about 80 crore people. The Modi government stands with the countrymen at every step in this disaster. “
Given the growing impact of Corona on the decision to give 5 kg of food grains for two months under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana from ₹ 26,000 crores. @narendramodi I congratulate ji This will benefit about 80 crore people of the country. The Modi government stands with the countrymen at every step in this disaster.
– Amit Shah (@AmitShah) April 23, 2021
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed that during the epidemic, nutrition system for the poor was important. Significantly, last year when the whole country Lockdown It was imposed at that time also the Modi government gave food grains to 80 crore poor under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. During that time, ration card holders were given one kilo of lentils free with 5 kg of wheat or rice in the months of April, May and June. It was later extended to 30 November 2020.