PM Modi Live – Free Ration Scheme For Poor Extended Till November
New Delhi: Amid rising COVID-19 cases and ongoing tension with China at the eastern Ladakh border, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation at 4 pm on Tuesday. His address comes as the government prepares for Unlock Phase II, beginning from July 1, with relaxations in night curfew, provision for more domestic flights and trains, and clearance for more than five people in a shop.
PM Modi Said, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 20 crore accounts have received 31,000 crore in their Jan Dhan Accounts.
PM Modi said, ‘Under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana, we announced a package of Rs 1.75 lakh crore. In the last 3 months, Rs 31,000 crore deposited in bank accounts of 20 crore poor families. Also, Rs 18000 crore deposited in bank accounts of more than 9 crore farmers.’
In an important announcement, PM Modi said Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana will continue till November end, aiding around 80 crore people to avail free grains. The extension will cost over Rs 90,000 crore.
PM Modi credited farmers and honest taxpayers of the country.