The Shivraj Singh Chauhan government of Madhya Pradesh has started a food festival under the Annapurna Yojana to ensure food grains to every poor person. Under this scheme, 37 lakh families of the state will be benefited, who do not have a ration card. Under the scheme, the beneficiaries will get rice, wheat and salt at the rate of Rs. 1 per kg. 5 kg grains per month will also be available to every beneficiary.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister of the state Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that now all my brothers and sisters will start getting rations which were eligible but due to lack of ration cards they could not get them.
Mukhyamantri Annapurna Yojana started after 2008
He told that after coming to power for the third time in his state, the government had decided to provide wheat, rice and salt to every poor at Rs 1 per kg. Chauhan said that he had started Mukhyamantri Annapurna Yojana after 2008. When he became the Chief Minister of the state for the third time in 2013, he had decided that all the poor in the state would be given wheat, rice and salt at the cost of Re 1 per kg.
The Chief Minister also assured about the pucca house. He said that my brother and sister who do not have their own house have no need to worry. In the coming three years, no person will remain without a pucca house on the land of Madhya Pradesh. All people will be given solid houses. Speaking on the education of poor children, he said that the government is going to start the Sabhal scheme under which he will pay the education fees of students coming from poor families.
The central government also gives free grain
Explain that during the era of COVID 19 epidemic, the Central Government announced the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana as part of the Prime Minister’s Grab Welfare Package. In order to provide relief to poor families, under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, the government has given more than 80 crore ration card holders for April, May and June on the basis of the members registered in the ration card for five kg of grain (wheat or rice) per person and per The family had announced to give one kilo of pulses free. This free 5 kg grain is in addition to the existing quota of food grains available on ration cards. Later, the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana was extended till Diwali and Chhath Puja.