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Cabinet gives nod to continuation of PM POSHAN in Schools for 5 more years

 

  • Cabinet has approved continuation of Centrally Sponsored National Scheme for PM POSHAN in Schools for 5 more years  till 2025-26 with a  financial outlay of 54,062 crore rupees from the Central Government and 31,733 crore from State Governments and UT administrations.
  • This will cover 11.80 crore children studying in 11.20 lakh schools. 
  • The Central Government will also bear an additional cost of about 45,000 crore on foodgrains.