Government working towards ‘one nation, one ration card’: PM Narendra Modi

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday mentioned that the federal government is working on ‘one nation, one ration card’ which is able to profit the migrant staff.
“The nation is transferring towards the establishment of ‘one nation, one ration card’, which might be of immense profit to the poor who journey to different states seeking work,” PM mentioned in a televised handle to the nation.
While saying the federal government’s Rs 20 lakh crore financial package deal final month, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had introduced that public distribution system (PDS) ration playing cards might be made moveable to permit migrant staff to make use of these playing cards throughout states.
The implementation of one nation, one ration card will allow migrants to make use of their ration playing cards at any free worth store throughout the nation to acquire foodgrains.
As a part of Modi’s know-how pushed system reforms, the federal government goals to attain 100 per cent potability of those playing cards by March 2021, Sitharaman had mentioned.
The Prime Minister additionally asserted the nation that the federal government will proceed to take additional steps to empower the poor and the needy. He reiterated the pledge to work towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat‘ and mentioned that financial actions might be enhanced, with due precautions in place.

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