Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana 2020 has announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 26th March 2020. Now you can download full notification in PDF format for your UPSC, SSC, Bank, Railway Exam. As per the announcement, there is no need to Register Online or Filling the Online Form.
You will be happy to know that for relief from Novel Coronavirus (CoVID-19), FM Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the PMGKY worth 1.7 lakh crores. Soon, beneficiaries will get free ration for 3 months.
PM Garib Kalyan Yojana 2020
Due to the threat of Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), a piece of good news has come. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched a new scheme for the poorer sections of the country. The name of this scheme is Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana.
Due to Coronavirus, this scheme has been expanded and the plan has been given a new look. It is also called as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana 2020.
Why PM Launched PMGKY 2020?
As you know there is a 21-day lockdown in India, during this lock-down time, the biggest concern was the rationing of people. Although people are fully supporting the government by staying in their homes, it was also seen that people are forced to leave the house to get ration.
This time looked even more frightening for the poor people of the country who lived through difficult times because it is difficult to earn an income due to the lockdown. At that time people were waiting for the government.
What is the Benefit of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana 2020?
There are so many benefits for the people who are below the poverty line. Through this scheme, the poor of the country will be helped by both money and food. This plan will run for the next three months. Food will be provided for 80 crore families under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana.
As you may be aware, the government already provides 5 kg of wheat/rice to the economically weaker sections. Under this scheme, every beneficiary poor person will get 5 kg of wheat/rice every month (for the next three months) in addition to this and at the same time, 1 kg of pulses will be given to every poor family.
PMGKY Online Form
No Online Form has been announced yet. The money will be transferred to the accounts of the poor through direct transfer. But if the government launches an official website, we will let you know. No official information on the PMGKY Online Form has been reported on the site yet.
Key Point of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana
Those involved in the field of medicine, who are putting their lives against Corona, will be given life insurance of 50 lakhs. The Finance Minister announced farmers, MNREGA laborers, poor widows, poor disabled and poor pensioners, Jan Dhan Yojana, beneficiaries of Ujjwala, women from self-help groups, organized sector workers and people working in construction.
Elderly, Divyang and widows will get one thousand rupees in two installments for three months. This will benefit three crore people. Beneficiaries of the Ujjwala scheme will be given free cylinders for three months. This will benefit about eight crore beneficiaries.
Mahila Jan Dhan’s account holders will be given an amount of Rs 500 per month for 3 months. About 20 crore women will get benefit from this. The questions given below can be asked in the exam such as UPSC, SSC, Bank, and Railway.
What is the amount of Covered Insurance for Health Worker fighting COVID-19?
Insurance cover of Rs 50 Lakh per health worker fighting Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 to be provided under the Insurance Scheme.
How much wheat and rice will the poor people get?
80 crore poor people will get 5 kg of wheat or rice and 1 kg of preferred pulses for free every month for the next three months (June 2020).
How much money is there provision for Women Jan Dhan Account?
20 crore women Jan Dhan account holders to get Rs 500 per month for the next three months.
How much is wedged for MNREGA now?
Increase in MNREGA wage to Rs 202 a day from Rs 182 to benefit 13.62 crore families.