Free Foodgrains Scheme

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Recently, the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution issued a notification to provide free foodgrains (rice, wheat and coarse grains) to all eligible households under the National Food Security Act, 2013, for one year from January 1, 2023.
The government, however, discontinued the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana.

What are Coarse Cereals?

  • Traditionally grown in resource-poor agro-climatic regions of the country.
  • Agro-climatic zone is a land unit in terms of major climates suitable for a certain range of crops and cultivars.
  • Coarse cereals are known for their nutri-rich content
  • having characteristics like drought tolerance, photo-insensitivity and resilient to climate change etc.

What is NFSA?

  • Notified On: 10th September, 2013
  • To provide for food and nutritional security in the human life cycle approach, by ensuring access to adequate quantities of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity.
  • Receiving subsidised foodgrains under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).
  • NFSA covers about 81.35 crore citizens.
  • Priority Households are to be covered under TPDS and Households are covered under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana.


  • 5 Kgs of foodgrains per person per month at Rs. 3/2/1 per Kg for rice/wheat/coarse grains.
  • Receive 35 Kgs of foodgrains per household per month.
  • Meal and maternity benefits of not less than Rs. 6,000.
  • Meals for children upto 14 years of age.
  • Food security allowance
  • Setting up grievance redressal mechanisms

Government Initiatives in this Regard

  • National Food Security Mission
  • Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)
  • Integrated Schemes on Oilseeds, Pulses, Palm oil and Maize (ISOPOM)
  • eNAM Portal


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