Which of the following statements is/are eligible criteria to get benefit under Annapurna Scheme?
1. He/She should be 60 years or above
2. Should not be a pension holder
3. Beneficiaries are given 10kg are given food grain/month
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Only 2 & 3

The Annapurna Scheme has been launched with effect from 1st April, 2000. It aims at providing food security to meet the requirement of those senior citizens who, though eligible, have remained uncovered under the National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS). The beneficiary should be 60 year or above and he should not be a pension holder. Beneficiaries are given 10kg are given food grain/month.

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