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  • PMGKAY to provide free food grains to country’s 80 crore poor people badly affected by Covid-19 pandemic

    Published on June 15, 2021

    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana is aimed to provide free food grains to 80 crore poor people of the country badly affected by Covid-19 pandemic. The scheme recently extended till Diwali festivals by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also covering the thousands of migrant laborers under the One Nation- One Ration Card.

    Apart from 2 lakh 69 thousand local beneficiaries, large number of migrant laborers are also taking benefit of this scheme in the Union territory of Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu

    Poor people covered under the National Food Security Act in the Union territories of Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu are getting free food grains due to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana.

    Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu have also implemented One Nation- One Ration Card scheme. Due to this, thousands of migrant labourers are also getting the benefit of free food grains in these industrial areas.

    Migrant labour from Bihar Soheb Sajad explains his happiness after getting free food grains.

    Another beneficiary of this scheme, Sapna Chaudhari said that no one can steal my ration due to Mera Ration application.

    Another beneficiary Shubham Sinh thanked the Prime Minister for implementing this scheme.