Government launches Rs. 125217.62 crore fund for food subsidy with more to follow

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The Government has rolled out a massive sum of Rs 125217.62 crore towards food subsidy while it aims to release Rs 297196.52 crore more in the current financial year. The effort is aimed at benefitting the farmers and among this designated amount Rs. 116653.96 crore will go in PFMS for Punjab and Haryana will receive Rs. 24841.56 core from this fund.

All these funds are being released in E-mode which ensures direct online payments to the farmers, mandis and Arthiyas among others and it will also ensure transparency, with the facility of tracking the trail of payments. However, this is not the replacement of APMC system but it strengthens transparency while eliminating the leakages at the same time.

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