Kolkata, May 13 : West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has stressed that poor and needy people should get free rations rice ( 5 kilos) and dal ( 1 kilo) every month in the right quantity under the Pradhan Manrti Garib Kalyan Yojna. "
Under Pradhan Manrti Garib Kalyan Yojna free ration - 5 kgs rice per person and 1 kg Dal per family per month. Monitoring situation so that poor get free ration," Mr Dhankar tweeted today. " So far FCI delivered 570277.340 MT rice and NAFED (National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India) has delivered pulses 14529 MT," he added.
He said in the coming months, NAFED will deliver moong daal. " For the coming months also delivery will be in order. NAFED will deliver moong daal this month. For June state to inform NAFED on choice of pulse. All to ensure free ration reaches poor in right quantity and quality through govt. channel only," said Mr Dhankar, who has been stressing that the poor and needy people must get quality free rations at the time covid situation. (UNI)