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Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna: Delhi Government Approves Doorstep Delivery of Ration

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government on Tuesday approved doorstep delivery of ration to the residents of Delhi. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal declared it as a 'Revolutionary' move and named this scheme as "Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna".

Delhi Cabinet has approved the doorstep delivery of ration, expected to be launched in coming 6-7 months and will be linked to Centre's 'one nation, one ration card' scheme, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. This scheme will allow the people to get their ration without going out amid the coronavirus pandemic, he added.

Under the plan, wheat, flour, rice, and sugar-packed hygienically in bags will be delivered safely to the doorstep of residents. Taking ration from a PDS shop will be optional," he said in a virtual press brief.

With the implementation of the doorstep delivery of ration, the Center's "One Nation One Ration Card" plan will also come into effect in Delhi, However, the beneficiaries will be asked whether they want to take the ration from the PDS shops or want it delivered at their homes, he said.”

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Below are some important points about the scheme:

  • The scheme aims to deliver ration at the door-step of eligible beneficiaries.

  • It will take about 6-7 months to be launched.

  • With the execution of the doorstep delivery of ration, Centre's 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme will also come into effect in Delhi.

  • The scheme will be linked to the Centre’s ‘one nation one ration card’ scheme.

  • Under the scheme, wheat, flour, rice, and sugar will be packed hygienically and will be directly delivered to the houses of beneficiaries.

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