Chief Minister Mr. Baghel Wrote A Letter To Prime Minister Mr. Modi

Chief Minister Mr. Baghel Wrote A Letter To Prime Minister Mr. Modi

June 26, 2020 Off By Virendra Yadav

Prime Minister requested to extend the Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till the next three months September 2020 

Apart from the National Food Security Act, 14.10 lakh ration card holder families also benefited by the state.

Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting to extend the ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana’ by September 2020 for the next three months in the circumstances arising due to Corona virus infection. He said that apart from the National Food Security Act, 14.10 lakh ration card holder families identified by the state have also been benefitted under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana for the purpose of food security.
    The Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel has written in the letter that through the ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana’ implemented by the Central Government in the adverse circumstances caused by Corona virus infection, it has helped to increase the availability of food grains in the country. In Chhattisgarh, in addition to the 51.50 lakh ration card holder families recognized under the National Food Security Act under the ‘Universal PDS’, the state is also providing food security to an additional 14.10 lakh ration card holder families through its schemes. Economic activities are being resumed by slowly and carefully opening the lockdown, but it is likely to take a long time for the situation to return to normal. At present, farmers, agricultural laborers, construction workers,
    Mr. Baghel has written to Prime Minister Modi requesting that in view of the present scenario, we should bother to extend the ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana’ by September 2020 for the next three months, with the aim of providing relief to the distressed families. Besides, in addition to the National Food Security Act, 14.10 lakh ration card holder families identified by the state should also be benefitted under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana for the purpose of food security. With the help of free food grains, not only the needy people will be reduced to livelihood, but the positive message will also be sent to the common people. The Chief Minister has expressed the hope that a positive decision will be taken in this regard in the interest of the state.

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