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March 31, 2020

Announced by Government of Gujarat: Free Grain Scheme

Announced by Government of Gujarat: Free Grain Scheme
When there is a lockdown in the country, people are having a hard time finding food and drinks. So, the Gujarat government has announced that from 1st April, there will be free distribution of food to 6 lakh ration card holder families through fair rate shops in the state. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, after meeting in Gandhinagar, said that the scheme aims to help those who depend on daily living wages and those who do not buy April grain.
An additional 300 million people will be given free grains
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that free food (food items like wheat, rice, pulses and sugar) would be provided to the poorer families or 3.25 lakh people in the state.
The scheme will begin on April 1st
Starting on April 1, each family will be given one and a half kilograms of wheat, one and half kilograms of rice, one kilo of lentils, one kilo of sugar and salt. There have been 38 cases of corona virus in the state, in which one person has been killed.
There will be no shortage of essential goods
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that no arrangement has been made to ensure that there is no shortage of supplies or distribution of essential goods in any place in the state. Gujarat has more than 53 thousand quintals of vegetables daily. It consists mainly of green vegetables, potatoes, onions and tomatoes.