Bhupesh Baghel has given great relief to the poor families of the state due to the corona epidemic. Bhupesh Baghel has announced to provide free rice for the month of July to November. Rice for 5 months will be given free of cost to all BPL ration card holders of the state from July to November.
Along with this, the Chief Minister has also announced to give additional rice equivalent to PM Garib Kalyan Yojana to all ration cards issued under the State Food Security Act. With this announcement of the Chief Minister, 2 crore 51 lakh 46 thousand 424 members of 67 lakh 90 thousand 987 ration cards of the state will be benefited.
Let us inform that to provide relief to the poor and needy families of the state, the Chhattisgarh government has also distributed rice for the months of May and June free of cost under the Public Distribution System. Under the announcement of Chief Minister Baghel, now rice for the month of July to November will also be given free of cost to the poor families.