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Mukhya Mantri Annapurna Yojana in Madhya Pradesh

मध्य प्रदेश अन्नपूर्णा योजना

To provide food to the poor, chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chauhan launched the Mukhya Mantri Annapurna Yojana in April 2016 in the state. The Annapurna Yojana inaugurated at a consumer awareness camp organized in Bhopal by former Union minister Venkaiah Naidu and the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chauhan. The scheme aims to provide subsidized food grains to the poor families who live in below poverty line (BPL) in Madhya Pradesh. The objective of Mukhyamantri Annapurna Yojana is to provide food grains to the BPL families on really low economical rates. Under the scheme, the government provided 20 kg food grains per month at the low cost to the 52 lakh families in Madhya Pradesh state. The state government is spending Rs 300 crore on the Annapurna Yojana and about 65 lakh families are getting benefits from this scheme. The price of the food is increasing day by day and under such circumstances, the condition of the poor families has become even worse since they do not have enough money to purchase food grains at market rates. Regarding this, the government of Madhya Pradesh has taken very good initiative for helping poor families to provide them wheat and rice at low price

Benefits of Annapurna Yojana:

  1. Benefits of subsidized food grains to poor families
  2. Benefits of wheat at Rs. 3 per kg
  3. Benefits of rice at Rs. 4.50 kg
  4. Government provided 20 kg food grains per month at low cost

Eligibility criteria for Annapurna Yojana:

  1. Applicant must be resident of Madhya Pradesh state
  2. Applicant should belong to below poverty line(BPL)

Documents required for Annapurna Yojana:

  1. Identity proof
  2. Ration card
  3. BPL card

How to apply Annapurna Yojana:

  1. Applicant should visit authorized government control grain shop in related Taluka/district in Madhya Pradesh state
  2. Beneficiaries also contact gram panchayat or Zilla Parishad in Madhya Pradesh

References & details:

  1. For more details about Annapurna Yojana visit: http://www.mp.gov.in/web/guest/home
  2. Food department Madhya Pradesh visit: http://www.food.mp.gov.in/website/index.html

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