The Delhi Cabinet has approved ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’ to deliver ration directly to the homes of beneficiaries. This scheme and Centre’s ‘One Nation One Ration Card‘ scheme will be implemented on the same day in Delhi.
- After the completion of the tendering process and other formalities, the doorstep delivery of ration scheme will be implemented. This will take around 6 to 7 months.
About Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana
i.Under the scheme, wheat, flour( instead of wheat grains), rice and sugar will be packed hygienically in bags and delivered to the doorstep of people
ii.The residents who currently collect rations from the Public Distribution System(PDS) will get the same ration delivered to their homes.
iii.The Beneficiaries will be given an option of taking ration from shops or getting it delivered to their homes.
i.This scheme is expected to benefit lakhs of people in Delhi through 2016 PDS shops.
ii.At present subsidised ration is provided under the National Security, 2013 Act and this new programme would add to the benefits of the Act.
One Nation One Ration Card
i.The Centre’s ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ plan will enable the National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013 ration card holders to buy subsidised foodgrains from any electronic Point of Sale (ePoS) enabled Fair Price Shop(FPS) of their choice anywhere in the country.
ii.They can avail foodgrains by using the existing/same ration card after Aadhaar authentication on ePoS device.
iii.All states will be added in the scheme & the scheme will be operational all over India by March 2021
Chief Minister– Arvind Kejriwal.
Governor– Anil Baijal.
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ii.Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘Panchvati Yojana’ for the senior citizens of rural areas.