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In a letter to Saugata, the Center has extended the period of free distribution of food grains by three monthsSEDI News

North Bengal News Digital Desk. The central government has extended the period of free distribution of food grains under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana by another three months. For now, compatriots will receive free food grains until December. The Prime Minister has asked to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana by another six months Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) The letter was written by Trinamool MP Sougat Roy. Saugata’s argument is that poor people have not fully recovered from the crisis caused by the coronavirus. So Saugat applied for at least another six-month extension to the deadline that expired in September.

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To overcome the crisis created during the corona virus, the central government started distributing free food grains. But as it was previously announced, that period is supposed to expire on September 30. In this situation, Saugata wrote to the Prime Minister and demanded an extension of the deadline. Saugata suggested that if for some reason it is not possible to supply these food grains completely free, then it should be supplied to the extent of the National Food Security Act. However, the Union Ministry of Food and Public Distribution recently announced that if the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana continues beyond September, an additional Rs 90,000 crore will be spent from the exchequer. But finally the Center agreed to extend the scheme by three months.

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