Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation today. He announced that PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana will be extended till the end of November, the extension to cost over Rs 90 thousand crores.
PM said, “Under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana, we announced a package of Rs. 1.75 lakh crore. In the last 3 months, Rs. 31,000 crore deposited in bank accounts of 20 crore poor families. Also, Rs. 18000 crore deposited in bank accounts of more than 9 crore farmers.”
He said, “Today if the government is able to provide free food grains to the poor & the needy, the credit goes to two sections. First, the hardworking farmers of our country and second, the honest taxpayers. I thank you from my heart.”
PM said, in comparison to other countries across the globe, India is still in a very stable situation, in the battle against Covidd-19. Timely decisions and measures have played a great role.
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