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Press Release

Press Release

Chandigarh, 4th May 2020: As per directions issued by the Govt. of India under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna (PMGKAY), the Department of Food & Supplies and Consumer Affairs, U.T., Chandigarh is distributing foodgrains free of cost only to the registered DBT Food beneficiaries in the scale of 15 kg. wheat per person and 3 kg. pulses per family in one go for three months i.e., April, May & June,2020 @ 5 kg. wheat per member per month and 1 kg. pulses per family per month.  This is in addition to the food subsidy already released for March & April, 2020.  

It is made clear that only the registered DBT beneficiaries, who received food subsidy for March & April, 2020 are eligible to receive this benefit.

Those eligible beneficiaries who have still not taken ration under PMGKAY scheme are requested to contact on the following contact numbers of the department:
Tollfree Number 1800-180-2068
Helpline Number: 1967
The beneficiaries can also contact the District Food & Supplies Officer (DFSO) for redressal of their grievances.  His Contact Number: 9417228493

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