Free Ration Yojana: Now free ration will be given till Holi

Free Ration Yojana: As you all known that under the (PMGKAY)Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, is available almost all in the states of the country, food stuff are provided to the eligible people at a very low price in a month.

And during the period of Corona, food grains have also been distributed free of cost in many states by orders central government for a few months. In Uttar Pradesh too, Yogi Adityanath is now working on a scheme to provide free food to the poor till March 2022, taking this facility forward. Know what decision the UP state government can take for this.

What is Free Ration Yojana?

Under the PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, food grains are provided to the poor at the low price or free of cost by the central government. Any person who is eligible for this scheme can apply for this scheme online.


This scheme was started for every state. Under this free ration scheme of the government, all the members in the family of the person, every member of that family gets free ration. Rice and wheat are mainly given under this scheme, along with sometimes sugar and oil.

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Ration in Free Ration Yojana

Under this Free Ration Yojana, a family gets 5 kg ration per member. That is, if a head has a total of 7 members in the family, then he will get a total of 35 kg ration including 7 members. The calculation of ration in this is something like this.

  • 1 member – one unit
  • 2 members – Two units
  • 3 members – Three units

Uttar Pradesh government’s decision on free ration scheme

Under this Free Ration Yojana, eligible beneficiaries are given 5 kg ration on 1 unit by the central government, which includes 3 kg of wheat and 2 kg of rice.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is contemplating to extend this scheme till March next year in Uttar Pradesh, as well as the plan to add 1 kg of pulses, 1 liter of oil and a packet of salt. The UP Government is working on this scheme. If this scheme is implemented, then the residents of Uttar Pradesh will get a big relief in the form of ration.

Who is eligible for Free Ration Scheme?

Only those people who have ration card get the benefit of this scheme started by the Central Government. People who do not have ration card and if they are eligible for this scheme, then they can apply for ration card online, for this they can get ration card made by going to their respective block from their village, or You can also apply for online.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is this ration scheme started by Uttar Pradesh CM?


What is being decided by the Uttar Pradesh government for the free ration scheme?

It has been decided to extend it till March 2022.

What facility has the UP government decided to provide in the free ration scheme?

In this, the government is considering giving 1 liter of oil, a packet of salt and 1 kg of extra pulses.


Is the period of free ration scheme being extended in other states as well?

No, this is only for the residents of Uttar Pradesh, because its decision is being taken by the Uttar Pradesh government.

Has the UP Free Ration Scheme been started?

No, right now the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government is considering this scheme.



Syed Wajith writes about India National News for Mykuwaits website, out of India. Syed Wajith is a Junior Reporter for and has frequently written about the latest developments around the Indian States. Syed Wajith is available on Facebook at @syed.wajid.31, Please send in your leads and tips.
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