new Delhi. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retrospectively accepted the allocation of 5 kg free meals grains per particular person 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 expenses and extra quantity of sellers / extra vendor advantages can be totally borne by the Central Government. As a result, the overall estimated meals subsidy from the Government of India can be round 3,109.52 crore.
This allocation will cut back the difficulties confronted by the migrants / trapped migrants because of financial disruption attributable to Kovid-19. <! –