Cabinet extends free food grains scheme till March 2022

The Union Cabinet has approved the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for another four months (December 2021-March 2022). The Food and Public Distribution Department said that there will be an estimated food subsidy of Rs 53344.52 crore on food grains under the fifth phase. The total expenditure of food grains in … Read more

No proposal to extend free ration scheme PMGKAY beyond November 30: Food Secretary

The Center on Friday said there is no proposal to extend free foodgrain supply through Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) to provide relief to ration card holders in view of improving economy and good disposal of food grains in the open. Market under OMSS policy. Initially, additional free benefits under PMGKAY were provided … Read more