Anna Bhagya Scheme: Still not get money? Do this

The Congress Government led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Karnataka has launched a direct bank transfer service from July 10 2023 under the Anna Bhagya Yojana. The Karnataka government has decided to pay beneficiaries cash for an additional 5 kg of rice at Rs 34 per kg under the Anna Bhagya scheme which is available for each family member of BPL and Antyodaya households.

Funds will be transferred directly to the recipients bank account linked to the BPL household owners Aadhaar number. These beneficiaries will get Rs 34 per kilogram in their bank account for every additional 5 kilograms of rice. kg as DBT. But according to the government 22 million BPL households may not benefit from the Anna Bhagya scheme immediately as their bank accounts are not linked to their Aadhaar numbers. Still, you not get Anna Bhagya Scheme money do this.

Card-holders can check the status of the money deposited in their bank accounts by visiting Food, Civil Supplies & Consumers Affairs Department website, by clicking on the link and entering their ration card number to find out the status of the money transfer to them.

The Karnataka government decided to give money to beneficiaries instead of rice after facing difficulties in procuring rice required for the programme. The government decided to give Rs 36 per kg, instead of the five kg rice it promised. The money will be transferred to the head of the family’s account. The person of the family who receives the amount under the Anna Bhagya scheme will also be alerted via SMS once the money is transferred to the account.

E-KYC and linking of Aadhar card to the ration card is a prime requisite to access the Anna Bhagya scheme. Anna Bhagya is one of five election promises made by the Congress. Each member of the Below Poverty Line (BPL) card holder gets 10 kg of free rice under the scheme. Around 1.28 crore ration card holders are eligible for this scheme, according to the data released by the Chief Minister’s office.

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