Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana: Highlights

Published on Monday, September 30, 2019
Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana: Highlights
  • Launched by – Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat
  • Launched date – 13th September 2019
  • Purpose - Fulfill the protein requirements of common people by giving pulses at subsidized rates.

Key Highlights 

  • Under this scheme, the government will provide state ration cardholders two kilograms of two different varieties of pulses available at prices much lower than the market value.
  • Government distributed pulse packets among the beneficiaries at the time of the launch.
  • A subsidy of Rs.15 per kilogram on a variety of pulses including chana, Malka and Masur will be provided by the government.
  • Under this scheme each eligible beneficiary and ration cardholders will get 2 kgs of pulses every month at subsidized rates.
  • This will help people to fulfill their protein requirement.
  • Also, this scheme will help in achieving the Prime Minister’s vision of a healthy India.
  • Around 23.32 lakh ration card holders of state will benefit from the scheme. They will get two kgs of Chana dal at the rate of Rs 44 per kg which comes at Rs 65-Rs 70 per kg in the open market.

About Uttarakhand

  • Capital: Dehradun
  • Chief minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat
  • Governor: Baby Rani Maurya
  • National Park in Uttarakhand: Valley of Flowers, Rajaji National Park, Gangotri National Park. 

MCQ

Q: 1. How much subsidy will be given by the State Government on variety of pulses (per kg)?
A. Rs. 23
B. Rs. 15
C. Rs. 65
D. Rs. 20
E. Rs. 44

Answer: Option B

Explanation:
A subsidy of Rs.15 per kilogram on a variety of pulses including chana, Malka and Masur will be provided by the government.

Q: 2. What amount of pulses will get the eligible beneficiary every month?

A. 3kg
B. 1kg
C. 2kg
D. 4kg
E. 5kg

Answer: Option C

Explanation:
Under this scheme, each eligible beneficiary and ration cardholders will get 2 kgs of pulses every month at subsidised rates.

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