New Delhi – Under economic turmoil following the impasse, the Indian government has provided aid to 800 million people by distributing free food over three months. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the number of people giving free rations was more than twice as large as those of large countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a free diet plan that will cost $ 12 billion to 800 million people, according to Sputnik Newspaper on June 30, 2020 Over the next five months. People will get 5 kg of rice or 5 kg of wheat and 1 kg of beans.
"More than 800 million people are given free rations, which equates to 2.5 times the US population and 12 times the British population," Modi said Tuesday.
The Indian Prime Minister added that more than $ 12 billion will be spent on expanding his welfare scheme known as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. That's almost $ 20 billion. ”