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Cabinet approves extension of PMGKAY for another 4 months


  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana for another 4 months. 
  • Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said, the 5th Phase of this scheme has been extended from December this year till March next year. 
  • He said, the food grain under this phase will entail an estimated additional food subsidy of over 53,344 crore rupees.