The date of Monday i.e. June 1 is very important for PDS (Public Distribution System), an ambitious government scheme providing subsidized food grains to 81 crore people of India. On this day, the system of 'One Nation, One Ration Card' will be implemented in 20 states and union territories of the country. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had mentioned this while declaring a relief package of Rs 20 lakh crore recently. He said that by March 2021, this system will be implemented in all the states of the country.
For your information, let us tell you that the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has given information in this subject by tweeting. He tweeted, "The ambitious scheme # One_Nation_One_RationCard, which provides 81 crore NFSA beneficiaries the facility to get ration from anywhere across the country, is a significant achievement of the Modi 2.0 government. By June 1, 20 states will join it and by March 2021 it will be implemented nationwide.
Apart from this, this system was started in 12 states of the country on 1 January. Union Minister Paswan had informed about this. According to the National Food Security Act, 2013, 81 million people of the country under the Public Distribution System, from the fair price shop, rice at the rate of three rupees per kg and wheat at the rate of two rupees per kg and coarse grains at the rate of Re 1 per kg. Can buy In this era of Corona crisis, the scheme of One Nation, One Ration Card is going to prove very important. With this, the migrant laborers of the country will get grain at lower rates in other states.