COVID-19 is a very big issue currently. It is a deadly virus which is spreading rapidly between the people of the world. Till now there is no vaccination for this virus. The government has found one and only way to stay safe is social distancing. This virus is spreading from people to people. Our central government has issued various guidelines to stay safe from this virus. Nationwide lockdown is also a decision taken by the central government for the next 21 days due to COVID-19. Gujarat government has taken the decision to launch Free Ration Scheme Gujarat to help the poor people for surviving during 21days lockdown.
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Gujarat Free Ration Scheme
21days lockdown is a matter of concern for those people who earn daily to complete their daily basic needs. Daily wage workers suffer much due to this nationwide lockdown. To provide some relief to those poor people Gujarat state government has launched Free Ration Scheme. If you belong to the Gujarat state and want to know about the decision taken by the Gujarat government, then you are on the right page, here you will get all the scheme related information.
Highlights Of Free Ration Scheme Gujarat
|Name of the scheme||Free Ration Scheme|
|Launched by||Chief Minister Vijay Rupani|
|Launched on||25th March 2020 Wednesday|
|Implement from||1st April 2020|
|Category||State government scheme|
Announcement by Gujarat CM
On Wednesday, 25th March 2020 Chief Minister Mr Vijay Rupani has announced Free Ration Scheme after a meeting in Gandhinagar. He said the government is concerned about the poor people of the state who earn daily to complete their basic needs so we will provide free ration to the 60 lakh poor families of the state to face the hurdle during the lockdown situation. Our government will take the necessary decisions to support them and face the situation of COVID-19. He further added that people should stay at home to be safe from this deadly virus and support the government.
Benefits Of Free Ration Scheme Gujarat
All the people of the Gujarat State who have BPL Ration card will get the benefits of this scheme. This scheme will help approximate 60 lakh people of the state. Beneficiaries will get food items, including 3.5 kg wheat and 1.5 kg rice per person plus 1 kg pulses, sugar and salt per family without paying any cost. This scheme will be implemented in the state with the effect of April 1st, 2020.