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CM Yogi Adityanath will take oath for the second time after getting a thumping majority in Uttar Pradesh elections. After taking oath, CM Yogi will first give approval to carry forward the 15 crore free ration scheme. A proposal to provide free ration to 15 crore poor farmers was sent by the UP government to the central government. Let us tell you that on the day of Holi Deepawali of 2021, CM Yogi Adityanath had given a statement regarding the poor welfare ration distribution system in Ayodhya. This scheme will remain in force till March. Now after getting the benefit of free ration in the elections, this scheme is going forward.
On December 1, Yogi Adityanath had said that our government has decided that the benefit of Pradhan Mantri Anna Yojana will be given by March. Under this, 35 kg of food grains, along with pulses, edible oil, one kg of iodized salt will also be provided to the Antyodaya family. The benefit of the scheme will be available to the eligible household and Antyodaya card holders.
In UP, preparations are being made to distribute free ration to 15 crore poor people of the state by 2024. This scheme was to be closed after Holi, but the state government is preparing to expand it. A final decision in this regard will be taken soon.
Its proposal has been sent to the government by the Food and Logistics Department. During the Corona period in the state, a scheme to provide free ration to the poor was started, which was to continue till November 2021, in view of the impact on the income of the people due to elections and Corona, the Yogi government has decided to continue this scheme till the end of March. was announced.
Now the government is preparing to extend this scheme till the Lok Sabha elections 2024.
How much will you get food grains?
15 crore beneficiaries of Uttar Pradesh will get the benefit of expansion of Pradhan Mantri Antyodaya Yojana. Eligible households will be provided 5 kg of food grains per person. If there are 7 members in a family, then 35 kg of food grains will be given to that family. In this, along with rice and wheat, one kg of salt, oil and pulses will also be provided. This will reduce the burden on poor families.
Know what to get?
Eligible household card holders will get five kg ration per unit. This includes three kg of wheat and two kg of rice. At the same time, the Antyodaya card holder is getting 35 kg ration. In which 20 kg wheat and 15 kg rice are given. Along with this, now salt, oil and pulses will also be available.
Yogi government spent Rs.4801.68 crore
Under the scheme of free ration to the people till March 2022, the government will have to spend Rs 1200.42 crore every month and by March, the government will have to bear the burden of about Rs 4801.68 crore.