Annapurna Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

Annapurna Scheme

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 Scheme is targeted to cover, 20% (13.762 Lakh) of persons eligible to receive pension under ..

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Odisha to provide Smart Health Cards under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana

Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, announced that his government will provide smart health cards under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana. Key Points Smart health cards will be provided to 3.5 crore people in 96 lakh families in the state. Beneficiaries of national & state food security schemes and Annapurna and Antyodaya initiatives will be provided these ..