Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

Dropping PM food grain plan to hit poor: Economist Dreze

The Union government discontinued the PMGKAY programme recently saying the economic situation has improved since Covid-19 cases have come down and restrictions have eased.

published on : 9th January 2023

Govt extends free ration scheme for poor by three months at cost of Rs 44,762 crore

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana was started in April 2020 to help the poor whose livelihoods were shuttered by a nationwide lockdown aimed.

published on : 28th September 2022

Free foodgrain scheme may be extended till December

The government is likely to give extension to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana by another three months, as per government sources. 

published on : 28th September 2022

'Government yet to decide on extending free foodgrains scheme beyond September': Finance Secretary

It was launched in March 2020 with an aim to mitigate hardships being faced by poor people in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 31st August 2022

Pradhan thrust on timely distribution of rice to poor 

Pradhan said of the total population of 130 crore in the country, 80 crore people are being provided Rs 5 kg rice free under PMGKAY.

published on : 14th April 2022