Lok Sabha Election / Now free ration will be available for so many years under PMGKAY scheme - Big decision of Modi government

Zoom News : Nov 29, 2023, 01:48 PM
Lok Sabha Election: There are still several months left for the Lok Sabha elections 2024. However, even before this the Modi government has played a big masterstroke. Taking a big decision, the Central Government has again extended the free ration scheme under the PMGKAY scheme. Now people are going to get the benefit of free ration scheme for the coming 5 years.

81 Crore people benefited

Let us tell you that the full name of PMGKAY is Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. A total of 81 crore people across the country are going to benefit from this decision of the Modi government to extend the free ration scheme. All these people will get 5 kg food grains for free.

When did the plan start?

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana was launched by the Central Modi government on 30 June 2020. Under the scheme, poor people get 5 kg of rice or wheat every month without any charges. The Central Government has been taking this scheme forward from time to time. Earlier this scheme was extended till the year 2023. However, during the Chhattisgarh election campaign, PM Modi had talked about taking this scheme forward. Now it has been officially announced.