1st June 2020, is very important for PDS (Public Distribution System), an ambitious government scheme providing subsidized food grains to 81 crore people of the country. On this day, the system of ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ will be implemented in 20 states and union territories of the country. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had recently mentioned this while declaring a relief package of Rs 20 lakh crore. He said that by March 2021, this system will be implemented in all the states of the country.
Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has given information in this subject by tweeting. He tweeted, “The ambitious scheme # One_Nation_One_RationCard, which provides 81 crore NFSA beneficiaries the facility to get ration from anywhere across the country, is a significant achievement of the Modi 2.0 government. By June 1, 20 states will join it and by March 2021 it will be implemented nationwide. ”
81 करोड़ NFSA लाभुकों को देशभर में कहीं से भी राशन प्राप्त करने की सुविधा मुहैय्या कराने वाली महत्त्वाकांक्षी योजना #वन_नेशन_वन_राशनकार्ड , मोदी 2.0 सरकार की एक महत्वपूर्ण उपलब्धि है। 1 जून तक 20 राज्य इससे जुड़ जाएंगे और मार्च 2021 तक यह देशभर में लागू हो जाएगी। #1YearofModi2
— Ram Vilas Paswan (@irvpaswan) May 30, 2020
Earlier on January 1, this system started in 12 states of the country. Union Minister Paswan had informed about this.
Grain is available at cheaper rates
According to the National Food Security Act, 2013, 81 million people of the country under the Public Distribution System, from the fair price shop, rice at the rate of three rupees per kg and wheat at the rate of two rupees per kg and coarse grains at the rate of Re 1 per kg. Can buy
Who will benefit from this scheme
In this period of Corona crisis, the plan of One Nation, One Ration Card is going to prove very important. With this, the migrant laborers of the country will get grain at lower rates in other states.