Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

278 LMT foodgrains allocated free of cost to approximately 80 Crore beneficiaries under PMGKAY

Posted On: 27 JUL 2021 4:47PM by PIB Delhi

The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution,   Ms. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that during the year 2021 for the period of 7 months i.e May-November, 2021 about 278 LMT foodgrains have been allocated free of cost to approximately 80 Crore NFSA beneficiaries under PMGKAY).

Similarly, about 322 Lakh Metric Tons (LMT) of food-grains had been allocated to approx. 80 crore beneficiaries during the period of 8 months i.e April-November in 2020.

In pursuance of the pro-poor measures  under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package as part of the Economic Response to COVID -19, Govt of India had launched scheme i.e Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana(PMGKAY) for additional allocation of food-grains from the Central Pool @ 5 kg per person per month free of cost for all the beneficiaries covered under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS)/National Food Security Act(NFSA) (Antyodaya Anna Yojana(AAY) & Priority Households(PHH)) including those covered under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).

State/UT-wise details of allocation of foodgrains under PMGKAY schemes since its inception is:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SN

States/UTs

Total Allocation

under PMGKAY 2020 (In MTs)

Total Allocation

under PMGKAY 2021(In MTs)

1

Andaman &

Nicobar Islands

2434.48

2130.17

2

Andhra Pradesh

1072920.00

938775.81

3

Arunachal Pradesh

32844.84

29412.01

4

Assam

1006116.96

878654.56

5

Bihar

3463588.53

3049071.94

6

Chandigarh

11112.95

9780.23

7

Chhattisgarh

803080.00

702695.00

8

Daman & Diu D&NH

11482.44

9434.94

9

Delhi

290932.96

254729.83

10

Goa

21279.76

18626.34

11

Gujarat

1530143.48

1195998.83

12

Haryana

505960.00

442715.00

13

Himachal Pradesh

114578.24

100255.96

14

Jammu And Kashmir

289101.03

253437.35

15

Jharkhand

1054800.92

922950.81

16

Karnataka

1607720.00

1406755.00

17

Kerala

619200.48

541800.42

18

Ladakh

5755.80

5036.29

19

Lakshadweep

880.00

765.31

20

Madhya Pradesh

2185680.00

1689043.93

21

Maharashtra

2800680.00

2450587.10

22

Manipur

98526.02

65105.57

23

Meghalaya

85820.68

75093.10

24

Mizoram

26728.60

23387.53

25

Nagaland

56187.48

49164.05

26

Odisha

1294384.64

1135157.42

27

Puducherry

25284.94

21910.50

28

Punjab

565800.00

495295.57

29

Rajasthan

1786480.00

1540043.58

30

Sikkim

15151.52

13257.58

31

Tamil Nadu

1429348.48

1276427.78

32

Telangana

766480.00

670676.65

33

Tripura

99788.02

87088.66

34

Uttar Pradesh

5915765.97

5151722.66

35

Uttarakhand

247786.85

216790.00

36

West Bengal

2407350.80

2106431.95

Total

32251176.85

27830209.34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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