Write a short note on Antyodaya Anna Yojana.

Question:

 

Write a short note on Antyodaya Anna Yojana.

 

Solution:

 

·         Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) is one of the schemes of food security for the poor.

  • It was launched in the year 2000.
  • It was under the scheme of one crore of the poorest among the below poverty line families
  • It covered under the targeted public distribution system were identified.
  • 25kg of food grains were provided to each eligible family at a highly subsidised rate of Rs.2 per kg wheat and Rs.3 per kg of rice.
  • The scheme was further expanded in the year 2003 and close to 50 lakh below poverty line families were provided with the food grains.


Answered By: Harshit Yadav (Gwalior)

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