what is the government’s plan
According to the Department of Food and Public Distribution, 80 crore people are taking advantage of the National Food Security Act. Many of these people are financially affluent, who are ineligible. Keeping this in mind, these ineligible people are being asked to surrender the ration card through the officials. Those who are financially well off have to surrender the ration card.
action may be taken
Keep in mind that if any ineligible person does not surrender the ration card, then action will be taken against him after investigation. The question is, who will be considered eligible. So tell that who has a plot of more than 100 square meters, flat or house, or four wheeler vehicle or tractor, family income of two lakh rupees in the village and three lakh rupees in the city, then such people can apply for ration card. are ineligible. If someone has more than five acres of land, more than one arms license or he is an income tax payer then he is also ineligible. Whoever falls in any of these categories, they will have to submit their own ration card.
where to surrender
Those who are not eligible to have a ration card will have to submit their ration card to the Tehsil or DSO office. For information, let us tell you that if such people do not surrender the ration card, then their ration card will be canceled after investigation. Apart from this, legal action will be taken. Simultaneously, since ration is being taken on that card, there will be recovery in lieu of ration.
80000 crores spent
About Rs 2.6 lakh crore has been spent under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in the last two years. With the extension of six months, another Rs 80,000 crore will be spent. But now with the suggestions given by the states, new rules are also being prepared for the eligible. After implementation, only eligible persons will get the benefit, ineligible people will not get the benefit. Under the new rule, legal action will be taken against the ineligible person.
How many ration cards were distributed in total
A total of 22,19,95,849 ration cards have been issued, with total beneficiaries being 72,83,15,636. Aadhar linked ration cards are 20,01,98,697. Aadhar linked beneficiaries are 66,73,72,430. Ration cards with mobile numbers are 8,44,89,637.