Published on: November 25, 2021

PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA

PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA

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El Hadjira Acknowledging that poor families still need food security support in the middle of a recovering economy, the Centre has decided to extend its free ration scheme, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), for another four months, until March 2022.

ABOUT

  • World’s largest food security scheme
  • Part of Atmanirbhar Bharat
  • Supply free food grains to migrants and poor
  • Announced as part of the first relief package during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Provided to all the beneficiaries under public distribution system (TPDS) for Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and priority household (PHH) ration cardholders.
  • Eligible beneficiaries will receive 5kg of foodgrains and 1 kg Gram per month.