Free foodgrain supply until Nov to cost over ₹67,200 cr

What is the News? Cabinet has approved key decisions related to food grains, merger of CWC and CRWC and deal with Caribbean Island Nations on Tax matters. About Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKY) It was announced as part of the relief package during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aim: To ensure sufficient food for the… Continue reading Free foodgrain supply until Nov to cost over ₹67,200 cr

National Food Security Act,2013

News:Cabinet has approved the supply of 2 kg extra subsidised food grains through the ration shops under the National Food Security Act,2013. Facts: Nodal agency:Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution. Objective:To provide food and nutritional security by ensuring access to an adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices. Coverage:67% of the population… Continue reading National Food Security Act,2013