Union Cabinet has approved to further extend the PMGKAY-Phase V till ____
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option B
The Union Cabinet has approved the extension for the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY-Phase V) by another 4 months from December 2021 till March 2022. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) is a food security welfare scheme announced by the Government of India in March 2020. The PMGKAY scheme for Phase V from December 2021 till March 2022 would entail an estimated additional food subsidy of Rs. 53344.52 crore. The total outgo in terms of food grains for PMGKAY Phase V is likely to be about 163 LMT.
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