New Delhi: On Tuesday, Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi announced the approval of “Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana,” following which doorstep delivery of ration will be permitted in the National Capital.
Terming this decision as a “revolutionary” move, Kejriwal in a video message said, “today the Cabinet passed the ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’. On its implementation, ration will be delivered to the house of beneficiaries. They will not have to come to the ration shops.”
Kejriwal noted that the scheme will be launched in six to seven months, adding, “the day this scheme will be launched, the Centre’s scheme of ‘one nation, one ration card’ will also be floated.”
“Under the scheme, wheat, flour, rice and sugar-packed hygienically in bags will be delivered to the doorstep of people. Taking ration from a PDS shop will be optional,” he further said.
Kejriwal remarked that the move comes as a great pleasure for him as before joining politics, he and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and used to run an organization called Parivartan, aiming to help the poor.