Free ration all year round! A big announcement for the poor in the Union Budget

DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2023 today. He made many important announcements. At that time, Nirmala Sitharaman has announced to give free ration to poor people for a year under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Food Yojana. He also informed that the central government has allocated 2 lakh crores for this scheme.
The central government has taken care that no one should go hungry during the corona epidemic. Nirmala Sitharaman announced that more than 80 crore people were provided free food grains for 28 months under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. To ensure food security, we are implementing a scheme to provide free food grains to the poor under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana from January 1, 2023.
Due to this scheme, the exchequer of the central government will be burdened by more than 2 lakh crores. This scheme has been started for the welfare of the poor. The central government is going to spend more than Rs 2 lakh crore under foodgrain subsidy. So the poor will not have any trouble for food grains.