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Nearly 20 lakh metric tonnes foodgrains distributed so far under 5th phase of PM-GKAY


  • A total of 19.76 lakh metric tonnes of foodgrains have been distributed to beneficiaries so far in States and UTs under Phase-V of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY). 
  • Phase V will be implemented till March this year. 
  • Under the scheme the Department of food and public distribution had so far allocated a total of about 759 Lakh metric tonnes of foodgrains to the States and UTs for distribution to around 80 Crore beneficiaries.