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5 kg of rice, 1 kg pulses per family under PMGKAY: Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on Thursday said that five kg each of rice and wheat and one kg of pulses will be given to every family free of cost under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). Additionally, every family will get one kilo free pulses. It shows our government s commitment towards the welfare of the poor, he tweeted in Hindi.In a series of tweets, Nadda said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has announced a big relief for the poor of the country in the hour of crisis. It is our resolve that no person should sleep hungry. The government announced a relief package of Rs 1,70,000 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. He also said that the amount of the relief fund will be transferred via DBT fund to the needy. Transfer will be done through DBT for the relief amount released by the government directly to the needy. Farmers, labourers, poor women, disabled and senior citizens will be benefited and free gas cylinders ..

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