IEP Chandigarh, January 19
Haryana Government announced New Year Bonanza to the BPL families. Now eligible beneficiaries will receive Rs. 300/- through DBT for the mustard oil. Earlier the amount received by such families was Rs. 250/-. The Haryana government has increased the amount received in their ration for mustard oil by Rs. 50/-. This will benefit 31.47 lakh families of the state.
The Deputy Chief Minister, who also holds the portfolio of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, said that the state government cares for the poor and regularly takes the necessary action for their upliftment.
Sh. Dushyant Chautala approved the decision regarding increasing the amount of mustard oil given in the ration of AAY/BPL families in the meeting with the senior officers of the department. He has given directions to implement it from February 2023 itself. Earlier, where ration card holders used to get Rs. 250/- for mustard oil, now they will be given Rs. 300/-.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that from June 2021, the state government had decided to transfer Rs. 250 per family per month through DBT to the bank accounts of the concerned families in place of mustard oil to the AAY/BPL families. The amount is being sent to the concerned families through DBT.
He informed that about 31.47 lakh families have been included in the new AAY/BPL list issued by the state government. The families will start receiving the enhanced benefit from February 2023 itself.
The Deputy Chief Minister also said that the beneficiaries who are facing any problem in availing the benefits of DBT can lodge their complaint or problem on the portal https://grievance.edisha.gov.in or register their issue on helpline number 0172-3968400 issued by the state government.
Commissioner & Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Sh. Pankaj Agarwal, Director, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Special Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department, Sh. Mukul Kumar were also present on this occasion.