The Gujarat lockdown it will provide free ration to around 60 lakh Above Poverty Line (APL) families in the state that are not covered under the National Food Security Act. Each APL-1 card holder family will be eligible to get 10 kg wheat, three kg rice, one kg pulses and one kg sugar free of cost.
Gujarat to Provide free Ration to 60 lakh APL families
He declared that over 60 lakh APL-1 card holders of middle class families of APL-1 who did not get food grains under NFSA under the National Food Security Act were given to middle class people for 10 kg wheat, 3 kg rice, 1 per family. Kg of pulses and 1 kg of sugar will be provided free of cost from government approved cheap grain shops.
The distribution of food grains was distributed free to 66 lakh families in April
The state government has decided to provide wheat, rice and lentils free of cost to more than 3.40 lakh cardholders who received only sugar and salt under the NFSA. Not only that, the poorest in the state, the poor, the laborers and the workers of other province-states who do not have ration cards are also being distributed free of cost under the Annabhram scheme.