55 Crore Bneficiaries In May And 2.6 Crore Beneficiaries In June Received The Free Foodgrains Under PMGKAY: Shri Pandey
The Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution Shri Sudhanshu Pandey today briefed the media persons about the progress of food grains distribution under PMGKAY-III and One Nation One Ration Card scheme.
Speaking about the “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana” (PM-GKAY III), the Secretary said that more than 63.67 Lakh MT foodgrains (i.e. around 80 % of total PMGKAY allocation for May & June 2021) have been lifted by States/UTs from FCI depot. Around 28 Lakh MT foodgrains have been distributed by 34 States/UTs to around 55 Crore NFSA beneficiaries for May 2021 and around 1.3 Lakh MT foodgrains have been distributed to around 2.6 Crore NFSA beneficiaries for June 2021, after following due COVID protocols.
Read more at: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1724128
- 4 Jun 2021