Government distributed subsidy of Rs 3.91 crore under PMGKAY scheme

PMGKAY was launched in April 2020 to help the poor whose livelihoods were shut down due to the lockdown aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus.

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PMGKAY Scheme: center free ration scheme (Free Ration Scheme) PMGKAY (PMGKAY) Food subsidy of about Rs 3.91 lakh crore has been disbursed so far to the States and Union Territories under (Food Subsidy) With this, 1,118 lakh tonnes of food grains have been allocated. The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) was launched in April 2020 and has been extended several times.

In September-end, the scheme was extended for another period of three months till December 2022. Under the scheme, the Center provides 5 kg of wheat and rice free of cost to 80 crore poor every month. This NFSA (NFSA) This is much more than the food grains supplied under Rs.

Rs 3.91 lakh crore free ration

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal said that till now the government has allocated a total of about 1,118 lakh tonnes of food grains to the States/UTs under the PMGKAY scheme. He said that the total sanctioned for food subsidy and central assistance for all phases I-VII is about Rs 3.91 lakh crore.

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In the 2020-21 financial year, Rs 1,13,185 crore was allocated to implement PMGKAY, while Rs 1,47,212 crore was allocated in 2021-22 and Rs 1,30,600 crore in the 2022-23 financial year. PMGKAY was launched in April 2020 to help the poor whose livelihoods were shut down due to the lockdown aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus.