NFSA: 81 cr. people to get free food grains for one year

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation   Source: IE  Direction: The article tries to compare the government’s two food security schemes – National Food Security Act, 2013 and the PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY).  Context: The Union government …

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana:  

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Context: In keeping with the concern and sensitivity towards poor and vulnerable sections of society, the Government has extended the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan …