The Yogi government has recently taken a big decision. The poor will get food grains for three more months. CM Yogi Adityanath held a press conference on March 26 after the cabinet meeting, in which he informed about the government's decision to give free food grains to the poor for three more months.
CM Yogi Adityanath said that 15 crore people of the state are getting the benefit of free food grains. Let us inform you that the free ration scheme started during the Corona period has been extended for three months. It was earlier to continue till March 2022 only.
Under this scheme, along with food grains, pulses, salt, sugar, and oil will also be given to the poor. The Chief Minister said that this scheme will cost the state exchequer Rs 3270 crore. After this decision, 15 crore people of the state will continue to get benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Anna Yojana for the next three months.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the government is providing free food grains to the poor for the last 15 months. The government's scheme to provide free food grains during the Corona period gave a lot of relief to the people.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the newly formed cabinet of UP has taken its first decision. Under this scheme, the people of 15 crore poor families get 35 kg of food grains. In this, each family is given 1 kg pulses, 1 kg refined oil, and 1 kg iodized salt. Apart from this, 1 kg of sugar is also given to Antyodaya families. Let us tell you that this scheme was only till March 2022, it has been extended till June.
Let us inform you that on 25 March 2022, Yogi Adityanath was again sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at the Ekana Stadium. All the big leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi were present at the swearing-in ceremony. There are 53 veterans in the Yogi cabinet, including the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken over the command of UP for the second time in a row, breaking many myths of the politics of Uttar Pradesh.