Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has extended the date of distribution of PMGKAY food grains till June 17, so that no eligible beneficiary is deprived of food grains. Due to various reasons in certain districts, it has been decided to extend the date of distribution of PMGKAY food grains in the month of June, 2021 to certain beneficiaries.
Giving this information, Additional Commissioner, Food Anil Kumar Dubey said that during this period, the Aadhaar based distribution of food grains would be done. The date of distribution through mobile OTP verification will remain the same as the predetermined June 15, 2021. He informed that similarly, till June 17, 2021, the facility of availability of food grains through portability will be available to the card holders.
For this, vendors will be able to distribute food grains under portability to the extent of availability of the remaining food grains in their stock.
Dubey informed that earlier the date of distribution of food grains under PMGKAY was fixed from June 03, 2021 to June 15, 2021, which has now been extended.