The newly sworn in Uttar Pradesh government in its first cabinet meeting on Saturday decided to extend the free ration scheme in the state.
This scheme has been extended by another three months. It was set to expire on March 31, 2022.
The cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath decided to extend the free ration scheme and it would benefit 15 crore people of the state.
Yogi Adityanath said that the people of the state would continue to get free ration for next three months.
यूपी की 15 करोड़ जनता को अगले तीन माह तक मुफ्त राशन मिलता रहेगा: मुख्यमंत्री श्री @myogiadityanath
— BJP Uttar Pradesh (@BJP4UP) March 26, 2022
The extension of the free scheme would cost exchequer Rs 3,270 crores.
By EP Web Desk
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