Free Ration Scheme in Delhi: Delhi government has extended the free ration scheme's length. Do you know how long the benefit will be available?
Delhi Free Ration Scheme: The Delhi Government has resolved to prolong the free ration scheme's duration at a DDMA meeting in the presence of the Lieutenant Governor. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated in this regard that the government has decided to prolong the Delhi Free Ration Scheme until May. The government's decision to extend the Delhi Free Ration Scheme for another six months will assure food security for disadvantaged families and ensure that they will not be inconvenienced in the event of a lockdown. Let us inform you that there has been an upsurge in Omicron infection in the capital as well; as a result, the administration has chosen to move through with this project.
Delhi Free Ration Scheme will last until May 31, 2022.
The administration resolved at a cabinet meeting to prolong the Delhi Free Ration Scheme for another six months. Because the scheme's time is set to expire, the government has decided to extend it until May 31, 2022. Let us inform you that the National Food Security Act of 2013 and Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana distribute free food grains to the impoverished on a monthly basis. The Delhi Free Ration Scheme was established by the government to provide help to low-income families during the lockdown, and it has now been chosen to continue.
A total of 72.78 lakh people will benefit
The Delhi government provides free rations to 72.78 lakh residents in the city through the Delhi Free Ration scheme. For your information, there are 17.77 lakh ration card users in Delhi who receive food grains from the Delhi government through the Public Finance System (PDS). There are currently about 2 thousand government ration shops in the capital, through which the government distributes free rations to 72.78 lakh people. In addition, the Antyodaya Anna Yojana has 68,732 beneficiaries in the state.
The poor will benefit
The Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister has given orders to all officers to ensure food supply. Families without identification cards have also been urged to contribute to the scheme. The same Food and Civil Supplies Minister has directed that any irregularities by ration merchants be dealt with harshly. Officials have also been instructed to keep an eye on the situation.
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