The government has taken a big decision to ensure that the lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save people from the coronavirus infection till 15 April does not affect the common man.
In a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the central government has decided to provide food grains to 80 crore people at a cheaper rate. After the cabinet meeting, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar gave this kind of information in the press conference. Javadekar said that the central government has decided to give only Rs 2 per kg of wheat worth Rs 27 kg to 80 crore people.
At the same time, the government has decided to give rice of 37 rupees per kg for three rupees per kg. During this, Javadekar said that the central government has also asked the state governments to buy advance goods for three months.
Significantly, at eight o'clock on Tuesday night, PM Modi announced a lockdown for 21 days across the country. PM Modi has taken this type of decision to save the countrymen from Coronavirus infection.
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