new Delhi. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retrospectively permitted the allocation of 5 kg free meals grains per individual for 2 months (May and June, 2020) from the Central Reserve for about eight crore migrants / stranded migrants.
This will present meals subsidy of about Rs 2,982.27 crore. Apart from this, about Rs 127.25 crore to be paid for inter-state transportation and loading and unloading prices and extra quantity of sellers / further seller advantages will probably be totally borne by the Central Government. As a result, the whole estimated meals subsidy from the Government of India will probably be round 3,109.52 crore.
This allocation will cut back the difficulties confronted by the migrants / trapped migrants as a result of financial disruption brought on by Kovid-19. <! –