Free food grains supply to all migrants for next 2 months in India

Migrants board a bus in Patna to reach their native villages in Bihar on March 30 (Photo Credits: PTI). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

NEW DELHI, May 14, 2020, India Today. Free food grains supply to all migrants for the next 2 months. For non-card holders, they shall be given 5kg wheat/rice per person & 1 kg chana per family/month for 2 months, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, India Today reported.

India’s government to spend Rs 3,500 crore on giving free foodgain to 8 crore migrant workers who do not have either central or state PDS cards. PDS ration cards to be made portable to allow migrant workers to use ration cards across states.

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