Assam Anna Scheme 2021: The Assam government has launched a new affordable nutrition and nutritional support (ANNA) scheme for poor people. Under this scheme, the State Govt. Rice offers free (previously only Rs. 1 per kg). The Anna scheme will strengthen food security and benefit about 59 lakh families in Assam. state government. Is primarily responsible for providing proper nutrition to poor families and is now fulfilling its commitment.
The food scheme 2021 in Assam will fulfill the basic objective that all poor citizens, especially children and women, get nutritious food every day. Rice is a basic need of the people and providing this essential item at low rates under the food subsidy program is a major step towards ensuring good health of the citizens.
Many other schemes like Arundhati Yojana, Apunar Apun Ghar Yojana, Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme are some other major announcements made in Assam Budget 2021-22.
Assam Anna Scheme Scheme in Budget 2021
Current CM Himanta Biswa Sarma who presented the 2021-22 budget as Finance Minister said, “Sir, we are very aware and cognizant of the fact that most of the related data on nutrition comes from tea garden areas. As a progressive and inclusive government, we have been at the forefront of our efforts to bridge this gap. Sir, to this end, we have launched the Affordable Nutrition and Nutrition Assistance Scheme (Anna Yojana) aimed at Rs. 1 per kg. To provide rice which was later converted into free rice for all beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act.
Our government has thus overtaken the mandate of the National Food Security Act, which has a provision of Rs. 3 per kg for subsidized rice. I am delighted to inform the House that 58,85,289 families have been benefited under this scheme and the total grant amount under this scheme is Rs. 767.98 crores. This measure has come a long way in providing adequate basic nutrition to our tea tribe brothers.
Arundhati, Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension and other plan details
state government. Many other schemes like Arundhati Yojana, Indira Miri Universal Universal Widow Pension Scheme etc. have also been announced. Arundhati Yojana, Govt. Allows 1 tola of gold, which is later Rs. 40,000 will be directly transferred to the beneficiary girl entering the marriage, whose annual family income is less than Rs 5 lakh. About 1715 young women and their families
Has benefited from this innovative scheme and the total expenditure is Rs. 726 lakhs so far.
Under the Indira Miri Universal Widow Pension Scheme, any woman up to the age of 45 who loses her husband will receive an amount of Rs. 25,000 as immediate family support. This amount is for regular maintenance expenses and the widow also gets Rs. 250 as monthly pension until she attains the age of 60 years after which she will be transferred to old age pension scheme.
Assam Anna Scheme Launch – Rice Rs. 1 per kg (first update)
The Assam Finance Minister launched a new scheme called Affordable Nutrition and Nutrition Assistance (ANNA) scheme on 6 February 2019 to strengthen food security in the state. At that time, about 53 lakh families were to get rice at a subsidized rate of Rs. 1 / kg instead of the previous Rs. 3 / kg
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state government. Assam government has decided to start a pilot implementation of this Anna scheme across the state from March 2019 itself. The pilot phase of Anna Yojana 2019 was started in Assam to enable the state government. To address the upcoming small implementation challenges. Later, the government. From FY 2019-20, Assam fully prepares itself for the successful rollout of the Anna scheme.
state government. Provides the goal of providing access to good quality health care, education, housing and nutrition to all citizens.
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