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Friday, April 10, 2020

60 lakh APL-1 ration card holders will get free grain for the month of April, distribution dates will be announced soon

The Cabinet has determined to offer  such cereal free of cost to the middle class APL-1 card holders in the current circumstance. This will result in huge relief to middle class families as a result of this decision and will simply obtain food grains in the current lock-down condition . The Chief Minister has also directed the concerned departments to ensure other management for distribution of these grains and the dates of distribution will now be issued .

APL-1 card users will distribute 10 kg of wheat, containing wheat

He announced  that over 60 lakh APL-1 card users of middle class families of APL-1 who did not received food grains under NFSA under the National Food Security Act were offered to middle class people for 10 kg wheat, 3 kg rice, 1 per family. Kg of pulses and 1 kg of sugar will be offered free of cost from government approved cheap grain shops.

The distribution of food cereal was distributed free to 66 lakh families in April
The state government has determined to offer wheat, rice and lentils free of cost to more than 3.40 lakh cardholders who got only sugar and salt under the NFSA. Not only that, the poorest in the state, the poor, the laborers and the workers of another province-states who do not have ration cards are also being distributed free of cost under the Annabhram Yojana .

A video conferencing cabinet meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel created a revolutionary decision in the larger interest of more than 60 lakh APL-1 ration card users families, ie 2.50 to 3 million middle class humans in the state.
Addressing the Cabinet's determine , Chief Secretary Ashwini Kumar said that Gujarat has made various decisions by taking initiatives in states around the country with good costs to ensure that the state gets adequate cereal in the wake of the current Corona virus Covid-19 lockdown.

He said that the Cabinet today determine that more than 3 lakh APL-1 card users of middle class families of APL-1 who did not receive food cereal under NFSA under National Food Security Act. Kg of wheat, 3 kg of rice, 1 kg of lentils and 1 kg of sugar will be provided free of cost from government approved cheap grain shops.


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