Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna, the Government of India is providing 5kg. wheat per member per month and 1kg. pulses per family per month for 3 months (April, May & June, 2020) to the registered beneficiaries under NFSA free of cost.
The Chandigarh Administration has decided to distribute 3 months food grains in one go i.e. 15kg Wheat per person and 03kg Pulses per family to all registered beneficiaries as Priority Households and AAY households under DBT Scheme for food grains as per provisions of NFSA free of cost at their door step.
This is in addition to the food subsidy already made available in the bank accounts of registered beneficiaries.