Jharkhand government has launched Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana amid Coronavirus (COVID-19) curfew. In this free ration scheme, the state govt. will provide 15 days free ration to people in Covid-19 containment areas. This would be done to ensure that people stay at home during COVID-19 lockdown. CM Hemant Soren has made the announcement to start CM Ration Scheme from Hindpiri on 17 April 2020 as this district of Jharkhand is completely lockdown.
To ensure that no person in Hindpiri, Ranchi, Jharkhand remains hungry and faces shortage of ration, govt. has kept emergency ration for 8,000 people for distribution. Similar to this, govt. has ensured emergency ration supply for Bokaro and other lockdown affected areas.
Now we will provide you the complete details of free ration yojana in Jharkhand and how it will benefit people in COVID-19 lockdown.
Jharkhand Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana
The important features and highlights of Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana in Jharkhand are as follows:-
- In this scheme, the state govt. will provide ration to poor people.
- All the families facing shortage of ration will get essential food items delivered at their home.
- Rice (चावल), Pulses (दाल), Potato (आलू), Onion (प्याज), Mustard Oil (सरसों का तेल), Tea (चायपत्ती), Sugar (चीनी), Soap (साबुन), Salt (नमक) and other essential ration items would be provided.
- As of now, this scheme is applicable to the entire duration of nation-wide COVID-19 lockdown.
- The main aim is to ensure that not a single person remains hungry.
- Each family will get 15 days of ration.
Moreover for COVID-19 relief, the state govt. has also recently launched Corona Sahayata Mobile App to provide Rs. 1,000 assistance to Jharkhand residents stranded outside in other states.
CM Ration Scheme Jharkhand Announcement
The official tweet regarding the launch of Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana in Jharkhand is hereby posted:-
अब से कुछ देर में मैं राज्य के सभी ‘कंटेन्मेंट ज़ोन’ में वितरण हेतु ‘मुख्यमंत्री राशन योजना’ का प्रारम्भ राँची से करूँगा।
आपकी सरकार आप सभी के भलाई हेतु प्रयासरत है। झारखण्ड में कोई व्यक्ति भूखा ना सोये – यह हमारा लक्ष्य है।#JharkhandFightsCorona
— Hemant Soren (घर में रहें – सुरक्षित रहें) (@HemantSorenJMM) April 17, 2020
Food Items in Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana Jharkhand
The emergency food relief measures includes ration for 15 days. This includes rice, dal, potato, onion, mustard oil, tea, soap, salt and other items.
An Overview of Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana Jharkhand
|Scheme Name||Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana|
|Launch Date||17 April 2020|
|Objective||To provide ration to each needy family amid COVID-19 lockdown|
|Applicable Upto||Entire Coronavirus Lockdown Duration|
|Areas of Applicability||Containment areas as determined by the state govt.|
|Implementation Department||Food and Civil Supplies, govt. of Jharkhand|
Distribution of Milk Powder Soon
CM Hemant Soren said that needy people are getting food through community kitchens, Didi kitchen, special ration distribution, non-governmental organizations and other mediums. All the residents of Jharkhand who are stranded or stuck outside the state are given assistance through DBT mode. Accordingly, the state govt. will start distribution of milk powder soon along with the Jharkhand Mukhyamantri Ration Yojana.
For milk distribution, district administration has given cheque of Rs. 10 lakh to CM Relief Fund. Parle-G biscuit company has also provided 2 lakh biscuit packets and Lifebuoy company has provided 10,000 soaps. All the persons, societies, companies and other sections must fight in collaboration to defeat Coronavirus pandemic.
What is Containment Area
Containment Area is that particular place where Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are present. The state govt. then seal an area of 1 to 3 kilometers nearby that particular area of a district.