Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme:- Chief Minister Eknath Shinde announced the Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme on Wednesday 22nd February 2023. Under this scheme, the Maharashtra government is going to distribute food kits to the 1.6 crore ration card holders. The distribution will be made by the government to the beneficiaries on the occasion of GudhiPadwa, the Marathi new year, on March 22 and Dr. B R Ambedkar’s birth anniversary on April 14. If you are a citizen of Maharashtra state and hold a ration card then you must check the information available in this article related to the Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme. In this article, we include what the skim is, how is it beneficial, who will get the benefits, and answers to such relevant questions.
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Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme 2023
On 22nd February 2023, The Honorable chief minister Eknath Shinde of Maharashtra announced the Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme. This scheme has been announced for saffron ration card holders. The government is going to spend Rs 473.79 crore for the scheme. The beneficiary is will get the kits called AnandachaShidha (Food of Joy) for Rs. 100 only. The kits may include one kg each of rawa, sugar, chana dal (lentils), and one liter of palm oil. The distribution will start on GudhiPadwa, the Marathi new year, on March 22 and will remain till Dr. B R Ambedkar’s birth anniversary on April 14.
Maharashtra ₹ 100 Ration Kit Scheme Details
|Name of the scheme||Maharashtra food kit scheme|
|Launched by||Honorable CM EknathShinde|
|Launched for||Saffron card holders|
|Benefits||One month ration kit at just rupees hundred|
|Kit includes||Rawa, sugar, and chana dal (lentils), and palm oil.|
Objective of Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme
The motive of the Government of Maharashtra behind providing Maharashtra food kits is to help the financially weaker families to celebrate the festival of GudiPadwawithout any financial crisis. Earlier on the Diwali festival the Government of Maharashtra also thought to provide kits but due to certain reasons, the scheme was not started. Now the government has launched the Maharashtra food kit scheme. In this scheme, the government is going to disturb the food kit to all the saffron ration card holders.
Maharashtra ₹ 100 Ration Kit Scheme Benefits
- The scheme has been announced on Wednesday 22nd February 2023.
- Under the scheme, the government is going to distribute food kits costing rupees 279 at just rupees hundred.
- This scheme is beneficial for the saffron cardholders of Maharashtra state.
- Near about 1.6 crore people of Maharashtra are going to benefit from the scheme
- The government is going to spend around 473.79 crore rupees for the implementation of the scheme.
- The distribution of kits called AnandachaShidha (Food of Joy) will start on 22nd March 2023 on the occasion of gudipadwa.
- The scheme will remain in force for the one month of the gudipadwa up to Ambedkar’s birthday which is on 14 April.
- Kits may include 1 kg of rawa, sugar, chana dal (lentils), and 1-liter palm oil.
- To get the benefits beneficiaries have to pay rupees hundred for the kit costing rupees 279.
Maharashtra Food Kit Price
The food kit which is going to be distributed under the scheme main includes 1 kg of rawa, sugar, chana dal (lentils), and 1-liter palm oil. To get the kit you have to pay Rs. 100 for the kit costing rupees 279.
Eligibility Criteria for Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme
- This scheme is beneficial for the people of Maharashtra state.
- The beneficiary must hold a saffron ration card.
- Benefits have to show the following documents to get the benefits:
- Ration card
- Address proof
- One photo ID proof
How to Get Maharashtra Food Kit Scheme Benefits
Only saffron ration card holders will get the food kit provided by the Maharashtra government. The scheme has been recently announced and will come into force from 22nd March 2023 on the occasion of gudipadwa. You can take the benefits of the scheme to tell the one month from gudipadwa up to 14 April on the 132nd birthday of Dr. B R Ambedkar. To get the benefits of the scheme you have to visit your nearest fair price shop and show your ration card. You have to pay rupees hundred to get the kit.