Yogi govt extends free ration scheme for 3 more months

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Yogi govt extends free ration scheme for 3 more months

Friday, 01 July 2022 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has given a big gift to about 15 crore people of Uttar Pradesh on the completion of 100 days of his government’s second consecutive term.

The government has extended its free ration scheme for another three months. June 30 was the last day of the scheme. Now it will continue till September 30.

The Yogi Adityanath government 2.0 will complete 100 days of its tenure on July 4. Earlier, the government had given a big gift to the people of the state by extending the free ration scheme for three months from March to June. The Yogi government has again extended it for three months. About 15 crore people will benefit from it.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday that about 15 crore people of Uttar Pradesh would continue to get free ration.

Under the free ration scheme, 35 kg ration (rice or wheat) as well as food items like pulses, sugar, edible oil, salt is given free of cost to the poor families. Its benefit is available to all ration card holders and Antyodaya card holders.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had earlier announced that his government was going to issue an employment 'Parivar Card', under which one member of every family would be linked to government job, employment or self-employment.

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