New Delhi: The Union Cupboard on Wednesday gave its approval to increase Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana for 5 extra months until November 2020, to coincide with the Meeting elections in Bihar.
Briefing media individuals after the Cupboard assembly, Union Knowledge and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar stated that below the scheme, 5 kilogram of wheat or rice can be given to each and every member of the beneficiary circle of relatives and one kilogram of Chana can be given to each and every circle of relatives for 5 extra months.
The minister stated that the scheme will receive advantages greater than 80 crore other people within the nation. The Top Minister had introduced the extension of the scheme in his cope with to the country on June 30.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had introduced the primary section of the scheme simply after the imposition of national lockdown. Below the primary section, loose meals grains used to be supplied for 3 months from April this yr. The second one section, which is able to remaining for some other 5 months, started from 1st of July and can proceed until November 30.
Excluding this, the Cupboard additionally cleared the inexpensive condo housing complexes scheme for the migrants who had long past again to their properties after the surprising announcement of the lockdown in March this yr. The Rs 600 crore scheme will quilt round 3 lakh beneficiaries first of all, legit assets stated.