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UP govt extends PM-GKAY free ration scheme till Holi


  • Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced the extension of PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) during the 'Deepotsav' celebrations in Ayodhya. 
  • He said that under this scheme the government will not only provide rice and wheat but we'll also give pulses, salt and edible oil.
  • The free ration scheme is a food security and welfare programme that was envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide assistance and help mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19.