Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 2023: Application Form, Online Application and Benefits

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Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana has been started by the Central Government on 26 March 2020 keeping in mind the 21-day lock down so that the poor people do not face any problem. Addressing the press conference, our Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has launched various types of schemes under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Kalyan Yojana. For the successful implementation of the scheme, an amount of Rs 1.70 crore has been allocated by the Central Government. Benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Garib KalyanYojana 80 Crore will be provided to the beneficiaries. If you also want to take advantage of this scheme and want to get all the information related to the scheme, then read our article carefully.

Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 2023

As you all know, the second wave of corona virus infection is going on in the country. Due to which there is lockdown in many states. Keeping this in mind, it has been announced to provide ration under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Efforts are being made to provide ration to all eligible beneficiaries through PM Garib Kalyan Yojana. Through Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, priority will be given to the economically weaker section of the country’s citizens like street dwellers, garbage collectors, hawkers, rickshaw pullers, migrant laborers etc. This information was provided by DFPD Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey.

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana has been extended for year

In the Union Budget 2023, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced to increase the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. This scheme has been extended by the government for another 1 year. Now poor families will be provided free ration for one more year by the Central Government. Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, free ration is provided at the rate of 5 kg per person to the poor families of the country. Let us tell you that this scheme was started in April 2020 during the Corona period. Since then, the benefits of this scheme have been given to poor families in 7 phases. Now in the eighth phase, it has been extended for one year from February 1, 2023. The poor families of the country will be able to avail the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana by 2024.

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Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Details

name of the schemePradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana
started byBy Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi
BeneficiaryCountry 80 crore beneficiaries
ObjectiveSubsidy on ration will be provided to poor people

759 lakh metric tonnes of food grains allocated for 80 crore beneficiaries

As you all know, the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Package was announced by the Government of India in March 2020. Under this package, additional and free food grains were distributed to 80 crore National Fertilizer Security Act beneficiaries through Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. The scheme was launched with the aim of providing food security to needy citizens to cope with the economic constraints caused by the pandemic. Through this scheme, the amount of monthly food normally distributed to Antyodaya Yojana and priority families was doubled.

From the first phase to the fifth phase of this scheme, 759 lakh metric tonnes of food grains have been allocated to the states and union territories to distribute food grains to about 80 crore NFSA beneficiaries. This is equivalent to approximately Rs 2.6 lakh crore in food grain fertilizer subsidy. So far, about 580 lakh metric tonnes of food grains have been distributed to the beneficiaries.

Five stages of Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

Initially, the operation of this scheme was announced only for 3 months which were April 2020, May 2020 and June 2020. This was the first phase of the plan. After this, the second phase of this scheme was announced from July 2020 to November 2020. Due to the continuing crisis of Covid-19 pandemic in the year 2021-22, it was decided by the Government in April 2021 to extend this scheme for the period of May 2021 and June 2021. This was the third phase of the plan. After this, the fourth phase of this scheme was also operated by the government which was from July 2021 to November 2021. After this, it has been decided to continue the fifth phase of this scheme from December 2021 to March 2022.

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Phased allocation and distribution of food grains

During the year 2020-21 – The first and second phase of this scheme was operated in the year 2020-21. 321 lakh metric tonnes of food grains were allocated to the states and union territories for the distribution period of 8 months. Out of which the States and Union Territories have reported a total distribution of 298.8 LMT of food grains to about 94% of the NFSA population which is 75 crore beneficiaries on an average every month across the country.

During the year 2021-22 – Phase 3, Phase 4 and Phase 5 have been conducted in the year 2021-22, the information of which is as follows: –

  • Phase 3- Phase 3 has been conducted from May 2021 to June 2021. During the third phase, 79.46 lakh metric tonnes of food grains have been allocated by the government for the distribution period of 2 months. Out of which the States and Union Territories have reported distribution of 75.2 MLT of food grains to 95% of the NFSA population on an average per month. Which means that 94.5% food grains have been allocated to approximately 75.18 crore beneficiaries.
  • Phase 4- Phase 4 has been operated from July 2021 to November 2021. In this phase, 198.78 lakh metric tonnes of food grains has been allocated by the government to the states and union territories for the distribution period of 5 months. Out of which information about distribution of 186.1 LMT food grains has been provided by Union Territories and States. Under which 93% beneficiaries have been covered. Which means that 93.6% of the food grains have been allocated to about 74.4 crore beneficiaries.
  • Phase 5- Phase 5 will be operated from December 2021 to March 2022. The government has allocated 163 LMT of food grains to all the states and union territories for the distribution period of 4 months. Out of which 19.76 LMT food grains have been distributed so far to the beneficiaries.

Ration distributed through one country one ration card

One Nation One Ration Card scheme was also launched by the government . Through which ration can be obtained through one ration card in the entire country. States like Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh recorded the maximum limit of inter-state portability transactions for the distribution of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana from the first phase to the fourth phase. Is. Similarly, Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand recorded the maximum number of international portability transactions under this scheme from the first phase to the fourth phase. Has been done.

A mega campaign for ration distribution will be organized in Uttar Pradesh

It has been decided by the Uttar Pradesh government to launch a mega campaign for ration distribution on 12 December 2021. The state government provided information that this campaign is the biggest ration distribution campaign in the country so far. The benefits of this campaign will be provided directly to Antyodaya and Domestic Ration Card holders. Under this campaign, double ration will be distributed to Antyodaya ration card holders and eligible families. This ration will be distributed to more than 15 crore ration card holders. All MPs and MLAs have been instructed to monitor this campaign.

Through this campaign, economically weaker citizens, laborers and farmers of the state will also benefit. Apart from this, the UP government will also provide free wheat and rice to ration card holders twice a month. Food, oil and salt will also be provided free of cost through ration shops.

Extension of the scheme by Delhi government

Till now four phases of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana have been implemented. Under the fourth phase, additional food grains have been allocated by the government till November 2021. Through this scheme, 5 kg free ration per person per month is provided. This scheme was started in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It has been decided by the Delhi Government to extend this scheme till May 2022. The Center has been requested by the Delhi government to extend this scheme to all the states. Keeping in mind the people who have become unemployed due to Covid-19, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has requested the Center to expand the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana.

This information has been provided by Sudhanshu Pandey, Secretary, Department of Fertilizers and Public Distribution on 7 November 2021 that there is no proposal to take this scheme forward. This decision has been taken in view of the improvement in the economy under the OMSS policy and good disposal of fertilizer money in the open market.

Prime Minister will talk to the beneficiaries of the scheme

On August 5, 2021, the Prime Minister of our country Shri Narendra Modi will talk to the beneficiaries of the Garib Kalyan Yojana. Under this scheme, the ration distribution process is going to start from August 5, 2021 and Van Mahotsav will also be organized. On this occasion, the Prime Minister will interact with the beneficiaries of selected fair price shops of Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Moradabad, Hamirpur, Ayodhya, Barabanki, Shahjahanpur, Kaushambi, Agra and Bahraich through video conferencing. About 100 beneficiaries will be present at each fair price shop on Van Mahotsav and arrangement of television will also be ensured at the fair price shops. So that the beneficiaries present there can see the conversation. The responsibility of ensuring availability of food grains at every fair price shop has been entrusted to the District Supply and Marketing Officer.

Extension of Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

The fourth phase of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana has been started by the Government. Under which it has been announced that additional food grains will be allocated to the beneficiaries of the National Food Security Act till 30 November 2021 . This information has been given by the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry. This decision has been taken in the meeting chaired by the Prime Minister on 23 June 2021. While addressing the nation on 7 June 2021, it was also announced by the Prime Minister that this scheme will be extended till Diwali. Earlier Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana was started for 2 months due to Coronavirus infection. For which an expenditure of Rs 26,602 crore was estimated.

Total allocation of 204 metric tons of fertilizer will be done

Now approximately 80 crore NFSA beneficiaries will be provided additional 204 lakh metric tonnes of fertilizer through Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. The entire expenditure on this scheme will be borne by the Central Government. On which Rs 67,266 crore will be spent. Apart from this, wheat and rice will be allocated by the Food and Public Distribution Department. This scheme can also be expanded by the department in view of adverse conditions. The expansion of this scheme has also been appreciated by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. 80 crore people will get free food through Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Last year also, through this scheme, 5 kg food grains were provided to 80 crore beneficiaries for 8 months.

Food grains provided to NFSA beneficiaries in May 2021 and June 2021

Under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, more than 63.67 lakh metric tonnes of food grains have been taken from FCI depots by the states and union territories. Food grains have been distributed by the Central Government to 55 crore NFSA beneficiaries of about 34 states and union territories in May 2021. This food grain distribution is approximately 28 lakh metric tons. Apart from this, approximately 1.3 lakh metric tonnes of food grains have been distributed to 2.6 crore NFSA beneficiaries in June 2021. Covid protocol has been completely followed while distributing fertilizer. In May and June 2021, food grains have been distributed to 90% and 12% (respectively) NFSA beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act. For which an amount of Rs 13000 crore has been spent by the government.

Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Monthly Allocation (in MT)

State/Union Territory Wheat Rice Total
 Andhra Pradesh 0 134112 134112
 Andaman Nicobar 41 263 304
 Arunachal Pradesh 0 4202 4202
 Assam 0 125164 124154
 Bihar 174233 261349 435582
 Chandigarh 1397 0 1397
 Chhattisgarh 0 100385 100385
 Dadar Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 300 1049 1349
 Delhi 29112 7278 36390
 Goa 0 2661 2661
 Gujarat 119600 51257 170857
 Haryana 63245 0 63245
 Himachal Pradesh 8411 5911 14322
 Jammu and Kashmir 10490 25715 36205
 Jharkhand 52740 79110 131850
 Karnataka 0 200965 200965
 Kerala 14156 63244 77400
 Ladakh 213 507 719
 lakshdeep 0 110 110
 Madhya Pradesh 241310 0 241310
 Maharashtra 196433 153652 350085
 Manipur 0 9301 9301
 Meghalaya 0 10728 10728
 Mizoram 0 3341 3341
 Nagaland 0 7023 7023
 Orissa 21519 140646162165
 Puducherry 0 3152 3152
 Punjab 70757 0 70757
 Rajasthan 220006 0 220006
 Sikkim 0 1894 1894
 tamil nadu 18235 164112 182347
 Telangana 0 95811 95811
 Tripura 0 12509 12509
 Uttar Pradesh 441576 294384 735960
 Uttarakhand 18582 12388 30970
 West Bengal 180551 120368 300919
 Total 1882908 2092579 3975487

Total allocation of 2 months under Garib Kalyan Yojana (May-June 2021) (in LMT)

State/Union Territory Wheat Rice Total
 Andhra Pradesh0.002.682.68
 Andaman Nicobar0.000.010.01
 Arunachal Pradesh0.000.080.08
 Assam0.002.502.50
 Bihar3.485.238.71
 Chandigarh0.030.000.03
 Chhattisgarh0.002.012.01
 Dadar Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu0.010.020.03
 Delhi0.580.150.73
 Goa0.000.050.05
 Gujarat2.391.033.42
 Haryana1.260.001.26
 Himachal Pradesh0.170.120.29
 Jammu and Kashmir0.210.510.72
 Jharkhand1.051.582.64
 Karnataka0.004.024.02
 Kerala0.281.261.55
 Ladakh0.000.010.01
 lakshdeep0.000.000.00
 Madhya Pradesh4.830.004.83
 Maharashtra3.933.077.00
 Manipur0.000.190.19
 Meghalaya0.000.210.21
 Mizoram0.000.070.07
 Nagaland0.000.140.14
 Orissa0.432.813.24
 Puducherry0.000.060.06
 Punjab1.420.001.42
 Rajasthan4.400.004.40
 Sikkim0.000.040.04
 tamil nadu0.363.283.65
 Telangana0.001.921.92
 Tripura0.000.250.25
 Uttar Pradesh8.835.8914.72
 Uttarakhand0.370.250.62
 West Bengal3.612.416.02
 Total37.6641.8579.51

Increase under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (Progressive) (in MT)

State/Union Territory Wheat Rice TotalPercentage of monthly allocation
 Andhra Pradesh0268223268223200
 Andaman Nicobar0526526173
 Arunachal Pradesh084038403200
 Assam0214397214397171
 Bihar297246304083601329138
 Chandigarh279402794200
 Chhattisgarh0199646199646199
 Dadar Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu58320452628195
 Delhi550981338868486188
 Goa053225322200
 Gujarat20726793489300756176
 Haryana1131030113103179
 Himachal Pradesh166831171728400198
 Jammu and Kashmir189664580864774179
 Jharkhand93823149980243803185
 Karnataka0363163363163181
 Kerala28313126487154800200
 Ladakh4129661378192
 lakshdeep0220220200
 Madhya Pradesh4503780450378187
 Maharashtra276788137715414503118
 Manipur01820418204196
 MeghalayaNil2145521455200
 Mizoram066826682200
 Nagaland01404714047200
 Orissa41893242925284818176
 Puducherry063036303200
 Punjab1415130141513200
 Rajasthan3071340307134140
 Sikkim036303630192
 tamil nadu35416319189354605194
 Telangana0191620191620200
 Tripura02501825018200
 Uttar Pradesh8553965736861429082194
 Uttarakhand346192268257301185
 West Bengal317760202890520650173
 Total329518535939096889094173

Scope of Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana extended till Diwali

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana was started by the Prime Minister of our country Narendra Modi due to Coronavirus infection. Through this scheme, free food grains are provided to all the beneficiaries. All those beneficiaries who come under the purview of NFSA will be provided 5 kg food grains per person per month under this scheme. The government has now decided to extend the scope of this scheme till Diwali. This information has been provided by the Prime Minister himself in his address to the nation. Under which approximately 80 crore beneficiaries will receive free food grains by November 2021.

The work of supplying food grains by FCI is going on at a fast pace across the country so that food grains can be delivered to all the states and union territories. During May 2021, 1433 food grain rakes have been provided through FCI at the rate of 46 rakes per day. The entire cost of food subsidy, inter-state transport and dealer margin/additional dealer margin under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana will be borne by the Government of India without any partnership with any state or union territory.

Food grains lifted by states and union territories

Under this scheme, till June 7, 2021, 69 LMT has been supplied by Food Corporation of India to all 36 states and union territories. Of these, the allocation for May-June 2021 has been fully availed by 13 states and union territories. These states include Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Goa, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Punjab, Telangana and Tripura. Apart from this, the allocation for May 2021 has been completely lifted by 23 states and union territories.

Which includes Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Daman Diu, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal are included. 100% of the allocation has also been lifted by 5 North Eastern states. These five states include Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. The work of lifting food grains is also going on in Manipur and Assam and soon 100% lifting will be done by these states also.

Expansion of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in 2021

This scheme was launched by the government in March 2020. This scheme is a part of the Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana package. Through this scheme, the Central Government provides 5 kg of grains (wheat/rice) and 1 kg of pulses to the ration card holders. This scheme was started from April 2020 to June 2020. In view of the outbreak of Corona virus, this scheme was extended till Chhath Puja. This year, the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana will be provided by the government in May 2021 and June 2021. This information has been provided by our country’s Home Minister Shri Amit Shah through tweet.

  • All ration card holders can get 5 kg of grains for free through this scheme. About 80 crore people will be provided 5 kg food grains in May 2021 and June 2021. For which an amount of Rs 26000 crore will be spent by the government.
  • One special thing about Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana is that 5 kg food grains will be provided to the number of people whose names are registered in your ration card.
  • For example, if the names of 4 people are registered in your ration card, then you will be provided 20 kg of grains. This grain will be different from the grain received every month. This means that if you get 5 kg grains on ration card in 1 month then you will be provided 10 kg grains. You can buy this grain from the same ration shop from where you get your ration every month.

New insurance cover for Corona Warriors under PMGKY

Keeping in mind the poor during the Corona epidemic, the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana was started by the Central Government on 26 March 2020, under which various types of facilities were provided to the people of the country. But during the announcement made on Monday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has claimed to settle the current claims of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana by April 24, 2021 so that new cover can be created for the Corona Warriors. Regarding Corona Warriors, the Ministry tweeted that the insurance cover available under PMGKY will be settled by 24 April 2021 and a fresh distribution will be provided to Corona Warriors immediately thereafter.

  • Under the new cover, insurance cover up to ₹5000000 will be provided to warriors by insurance companies including the ministry.
  • The Ministry also tweeted that it has already talked to insurance companies for this new insurance cover.
  • The main objective of providing this cover is to boost the morale of the COVID-19 warriors who have played an important role during this pandemic.

Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 3.0

The Prime Minister of our country, Narendra Modi, has taken forward the incentive assistance under this scheme and is preparing to start the third phase of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana. Under this scheme, to deal with the financial problems due to Corona virus, Preparations are being made by the Central Government to bring the third stimulus package. Based on the reports, under this scheme, in the third incentive package, free grains will be provided to the poor people of the country till March next year. The central government is planning to extend the duration of this scheme for social security. Cash transfer scheme can also be included under this scheme. According to the report, in the third stimulus package, the government can transfer 20 crore Jan Dhan accounts and 3 crore money to poor, elderly, widows and disabled people.

Number of grains allocated and distributed in PMGKY 2.0

As you all know that under this scheme, 5 kg wheat or 5 kg rice will be provided free of cost to all the poor ration card holder families of the country till November. So let us tell you that for these five months, the government has allocated 201 lakh tonnes of grains and out of these, 89.76 lakh tonnes of grains have been raised by the states and under this scheme, 60.52 lakh tonnes of grains have been distributed by the states to the poor people. . Under this scheme, 35.84 lakh tonnes of grains have been given to the beneficiaries in the month of July and the total number of beneficiaries is 71.68 crore. Similarly, in the month of August, 24.68 lakh tonnes of food grains have been distributed to the beneficiaries and the total number of beneficiaries is 49.36 crore.

ECR necessary to avail Garib Kalyan Yojana benefits

There are many institutions across India which have filed the declaration for this, but there are many institutions which have not yet submitted the SR. Due to which they are not able to get the benefits of Garib Kalyan Yojana . All those institutions which have not yet filed ECR can avail the benefit of this scheme by filing ECR as soon as possible.

All those members who have already filled ECR before the implementation of this scheme will also get the benefit of this scheme. Along with this, there are many such members who have not updated their Aadhaar KYC. The department is contacting such members and giving them information about updating their Aadhaar. Please all those members who are not getting the benefits of the scheme due to non-updation of Aadhaar KYC, get their Aadhaar KYC updated as soon as possible and avail the benefits of the scheme.

PM Garib Kalyan Yojana New Update

As you all know, due to the global pandemic of Coronavirus, the Central Government had announced to provide the benefits of Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana and Self-reliant India Scheme to all sections under the EPF Act 1952. Under this scheme, the central government will fund EPF and EPS contributions. If you want to avail the benefit of this scheme then it is mandatory for you to deposit your employer’s ECR in the Employees Provident Fund Welfare. About 1 lakh 80000 people will be able to avail benefits under this scheme. Under this scheme, a benefit of Rs 6 crore 58 lakh has been provided in the month of June and Rs 5 crore 60 lakh in the month of July.

Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Package

Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Package was announced by the Finance Minister of our country, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. The budget of this package was Rs 1.70 lakh crore. This package was launched to help the citizens of the country fight coronavirus infection. Many types of announcements were made under this scheme which are as follows.

Insurance scheme for health workers

Through this scheme, an insurance cover of Rs 5000000 was provided to the health workers treating infected patients. Apart from this, health centers and hospitals of Central and State Government were also covered under this scheme. Insurance cover of Rs 22 lakh was provided to the healthy employees working in all these health centers and hospitals. The benefit of this scheme can be availed by sanitation workers, ward boys, nurses, Asha workers, paramedics, technicians, doctors etc.

PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

Through Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the Central Government had announced to provide free ration to all eligible beneficiaries. Through this scheme, free ration has been provided to about 80 crore citizens. PM Garib Kalyan Yojana was started by the government for 3 months which was extended due to circumstances.

Relief package for construction workers

All state governments were ordered by the Central Government to utilize the Building and Construction Workers Welfare Fund to provide relief to construction workers. Through this fund, financial assistance has been provided to construction workers.

PM Kisan Yojana

Under this scheme, an amount of ₹ 2000 is provided three times a year by the government to all eligible farmers. The decision to transfer this amount to the accounts of farmers in the first week of April 2020 was taken under the Prime Minister’s Poor Welfare Package. About 8.7 crore farmers had benefited from this scheme.

MANREGA

It was also decided to increase the salaries of all MNREGA workers through the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package. Earlier this rate was Rs 182 per day which was increased to Rs 202 per day. About 13.62 crore families will benefit through this scheme.

Jan Dhan Account

All the women of the country who opened their Jan Dhan accounts were provided ₹ 500 per month for 3 months. Through this scheme, an amount of ₹ 500 has been transferred to the accounts of about 20 crore women for 3 months.

District Minerals Fund

Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package, the Central Government has ordered all the state governments to use the District Mineral Fund so that coronavirus infection can be prevented.

Financial assistance to senior citizens, widows and disabled people

Through the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Package, financial assistance of ₹ 1000 was provided to all senior citizens, widows and disabled citizens for 3 months. Through which approximately 3 crore citizens had benefited.

PM Garib Kalyan Yojana

As you all know that on May 12, 2020, a self-reliant India package of Rs 20 lakh crore has been announced by the Prime Minister of our country. The second phase of this relief package of Rs 20 lakh crore has been announced by the Finance Minister of our country. It was done by Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday. Under this announcement, under the Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the migrant laborers of the country who do not have their ration cards, will now be provided 5 kg rice/wheat and 1 kg gram per family by the government for two months. This will benefit about 8 crore migrants of the country. About Rs 3500 crore will be spent on this. The central government will bear its entire expense.

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

This decision has been taken after PM Modi announced a 21-day lockdown across the country due to Corona virus in the country, forcing people to stay inside their homes for the next 21 days. The Narendra Modi-led government has approved the world’s largest food security scheme to benefit 80 crore people across the country. Under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the central government will provide 2 times the ration compared to the existing ration for 3 months to all ration card holders. This additional grain or ration will be given absolutely free of cost, along with this, the amount of protein among the countrymen will be ensured . To do this, 1 kg pulses will also be given every month. According to sources, wheat will be given at Rs 2 per kg and rice at Rs 3 per kg .

Funds transferred under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

Finance Ministry said that under PMGKY scheme, funds are being distributed in the accounts of beneficiaries within a limited time limit. Till now, benefits are being provided under Jan Dhan Yojana, Ujjwala Yojana, PM Kisan Yojana through digital payment under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. are being done. An amount of Rs 28,256 crore is to be provided to the beneficiaries by the Central Government under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Under this scheme, the amount is to be distributed by the Central Government in three installments i.e. in the months of April, May and June in the accounts of the beneficiaries. Recently, the Center The first installment has been released by the government in the month of April and Rs 5,606 crore has been transferred to the accounts of about 7.15 crore beneficiaries of the Ujjwala scheme.

Grains received so far under the scheme

Under this scheme, every member of the poor family of the country is being given 5 kg of wheat or rice free of cost and one kg of gram pulses is also given free. It is given to every family every month. Till now, under this, grains have been given to 93% beneficiaries in April, 91% in May and 71% in June. For this, the states have so far taken 116 lakh metric tons of food grains from the central government.

PM Garib Kalyan Yojana New Update

The poor people of the country are facing difficulties due to the lock down, due to which the central government is sending money to the bank accounts of the poor of the country to provide financial assistance. The Finance Ministry said on Thursday that till April 22, financial assistance worth Rs 31,235 crore has been given to more than 33 crore poor under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana . The work of distribution of ration under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana was started. Ration was distributed under this scheme in many areas of the city on Saturday. Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, free ration was distributed to 250 families in the Model House area.

Beneficiaries benefited so far in Mohali district

Under this scheme, under the National Food Security Act, 2013, free ration of 15 kg wheat and 3 kg pulses etc. has been provided to 7,000 people in Mohali district for three months on Sunday. So far 87000 people in Mohali district have been benefited under this scheme. If you also want to take advantage of this scheme, you can get it through your ration card.

Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

The country’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a relief package of Rs 1.70 lakh crore for the poor under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana on March 26 to help fight against the Corona virus. Through the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the government is providing relief to the poor. Trying to help people, laborers, women, widowers, physically challenged, SHGs, migrant workers, poor people. Farmers and other people of the country will be benefited through this lockdown period and the money for which they are benefiting will be directly transferred to their account through DBT mode. 

Facilities provided in Garib Kalyan Yojana

India’s Home Ministry has announced a relief package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore under the PMGKY scheme to help the poorest of the poor. Under this scheme, Govt. Launched schemes like PM Kisan Yojana for farmers (2000/- send in first week of April), Ration card holders (80 crore people) – 5 KG ration free, Corona warriors (doctors, nurses, employees) – 50 lakh insurance. , Jan Dhan Yojana – 500/- for next three months, {For Widow, Poor Citizens, Disabled, Senior Citizens} – 1000/- (for next three months), Ujjwala Yojana – Gas cylinder free for next 3 months . SHGs – Additional 10 Lakh Collateral Loan, Construction Workers – 31000 Crore Funds Released, EPF – 24% (12% + 12%) to be paid to Government for next three months.

PM Garib Kalyan Scheme New Update

As you all know that under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana, the country’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced an economic package of Rs 1.70 lakh crore on March 26. To fulfill this, under this scheme, the Central Government is helping the poor, farmers and women by distributing free grains as well as providing money in their accounts. Under this scheme, the Central Government is helping 39 crore economically poor people of the country. Rs 34,800 have been transferred to the bank accounts of citizens. Under the PMGKY scheme, Rs 500 per month is being deposited in the Jan Dhan accounts of women. The government has deposited the installment twice.

PMGKY

Under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) , Rs 46,000 crore has been allocated. To provide food grains to poor families, 104.4 lakh tonnes of rice will be required in the next three months. So far, the central government has lifted 56.7 lakh tonnes of rice for various states. Similarly, 15.6 lakh tonnes of wheat will be required in the next three months. Also, the government has so far allocated 7.7 lakh tonnes of wheat to various states.

Status of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana

  • By successfully implementing the Garib Kalyan Yojana, the benefits of the scheme are being extended to the beneficiaries by various state governments with the help of the Central Government. Under the scheme, till today, April 5, 2020, the Central Government has deposited Rs. 2 under PM Kisan Yojana in the accounts of 80 farmers . An amount of Rs 1,000 has been distributed through Direct Benefit Transfer, the total amount is Rs 1600 lakh crore.
  • Recently, to fight the Corona virus disaster, the Uttar Pradesh government has also distributed an amount of Rs 611 crore in the accounts of 27.5 lakh MNREGA workers under the Labor Allowance Scheme

Objectives of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

Like there are many people who are financially weak and are earning their living through hard work, but due to the havoc of Corona virus, a 21-day lockdown has been imposed in the entire country due to which poor people are not able to go to their work. Seeing this problem, the Prime Minister has announced this PM Ration Subsidy Scheme. Through this scheme, people of the country can get 7 kg ration every month on subsidy. Through this scheme, the poor people of the country can live a good life sitting at home during the lockdown.

Some other important announcements of Prime Minister Garib Kalyan

Doctor and Other Medical Staff Insurance Scheme

Under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the Government of India will provide insurance of up to Rs 50 lakh to all the workers working in the medical field like doctors, nurses, medical staff, Asha workers and all other staff. The purpose of starting this scheme is to improve the health of the medical sector . To provide security to the working workers and at the same time motivate them to take good care of the patients fighting the virus.

Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Disabled Pension Scheme

Honorable Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman while addressing said that in view of the ongoing situation in the country, the government will provide an additional pension of Rs 1000 for the elderly and disabled people of the country for the next 3 months and this benefit will be given through DBT which is Direct Benefit Transfer. About three crore beneficiaries will be included under this scheme.

Deendayal Scheme for Self Service Groups _

 the Government of India will now provide loans up to ₹ 20 lakh to women working under women self-help groups. This amount was earlier limited to ₹ 10 lakh. Also, the government will provide loans up to ₹ 20 lakh for the next 3 months. Women whose accounts are opened under Jan Dhan will be provided an amount of Rs 500 through DBT for the next 3 months.

lpg bpl gas scheme

In view of the Corona virus disaster, the government had recently decided to impose a 21-day lockdown, but at the same time, considering the condition of the poor, the Government of India will provide three LPG gas cylinders to all BPL families for the next 3 months. Will be provided absolutely free. Under the scheme, about 8.3 crore beneficiaries will be included. Under the Ujjwala scheme, 97.8 lakh cylinders have been delivered to the needy.

Government will give 3 months EPF

Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the government has also made an announcement that for the coming 3 months, the EPF contribution will be made by the Central Government, that is, 24 percent contribution by the Central Government will be made in the EPF account of the employees, its benefit will be given to all those companies . Will be given to companies in which 100 or more employees work and the salary of the employees is at least ₹ 15000.

Highlights of Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

  • People of the country who are associated with the medical field and are risking their lives against Corona virus will be provided life insurance of up to Rs 50 lakh by the Central Government.
  • Country’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ji has announced that under this scheme, the country’s farmers, MNREGA labourers, poor widows, poor disabled people and poor pensioners, beneficiaries of Jan Dhan Yojana, Ujjwala, women of self-help groups, organized sector employees and construction workers. Announced for the people.
  • As part of this scheme, pension worth Rs 1405 crore has been sent to 2.82 crore people. These include widow pension, pension amount given to senior citizens and disabled people.
  • Elderly, disabled and widows will be given an additional Rs 1000 in two installments for three months. This will provide benefits to three crore people.
  • Beneficiaries of Ujjwala scheme will be given free cylinders for three months. In which approximately 8 crore beneficiaries of the country will benefit.
  • Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, an amount of Rs 500 per month will be provided to the women Jan Dhan account holders of the country for 3 months. About 20 crore women will be benefited from this.

Special features of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

benefit of the schemeamount/profit
Ration card holders (80 crore people)Additionally 5 kg ration free
Corona warriors (doctors, nurses, staff)50 lakh insurance
Farmer (Registered in PM Kisan Yojana)2000/- (in first week of April)
Jan Dhan Account Holder (Female)500/- next three months
Widower, Poor Citizen, Disabled, Senior CitizenRs 1000/- (for next three months)
Ujjwala Scheme2000/- (in the first week of April)
self help groupsRs 10 lakh additional loan will be available
construction worker31000 Cr Fund will be used for them
EPF24% (12% + 12%) will be paid by the government for the next three months

Benefits of Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

  • All ration card holders of the country can avail the benefit of this scheme.
  • Under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, ration subsidy will be provided to 80 crore beneficiaries of the country.
  • The people of the country will be given ration at the rate of wheat at Rs 2 per kg and rice at Rs 3 per kg at ration shops for three months.
  • Under the Prime Minister Ration Subsidy Scheme, the government will provide 7 kg ration to 80 crore beneficiaries for 3 months.
  • Under this scheme, 2.65 lakh metric tonnes of ration has been given so far to 5.29 crore people.

How to register in Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana?

The poor people of the country who want to get subsidized ration from the government under this scheme, will have to read the guidelines given below. There is no registration process to avail benefits under Pradhan Mantri Ration Subsidy Scheme . The interested beneficiaries of the country who want to get wheat at the rate of Rs 2 per kg and rice at the rate of Rs 3 per kg under Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana can go to the ration shop and get it through their ration card. Ration on subsidy . The poor people of the country can earn their living by taking

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