how to check anna bhagya amount status;anna bhagya scheme;anna bhagya scheme link:Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday launched payment of cash in lieu of the additional 5 kilograms of rice to beneficiaries under the government’s ‘Anna Bhagya’ scheme. With the launch of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) programme, the Congress government in the state is fulfilling one more of its five polls ‘guarantees’ (promises) announced in the run-up to the elections held in May.
Facing difficulty in procuring large quantities of rice required to implement the poll guarantee, the state government decided to pay cash to beneficiaries at the rate of ₹ 34 per kg, for the additional 5 kg of rice under the free rice scheme, which is applicable to every member of a BPL household and ‘Antyodaya’ households. According to the state government, Karnataka has 1.28 crore ration cards of ‘Antyodaya Anna Yojana and Priority Households
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The Karnataka government on Monday started transferring money under its Anna Bhagya scheme to bank accounts of entitled BPL card-holders. Those entitled to access the scheme can check the status of the money transfer by visiting the Food, Civil Supplies & Consumers Affairs Department website.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and deputy chief minister DK Shivakumar launched the scheme of transferring money to beneficiaries of the Anna Bhagya scheme. The government for now transferred money to bank accounts of card-holders in Bagalkot, Dharwad, Ramanagara, and Bengaluru Rural districts. Card-holders in the remaining districts will get the money in the coming days.
Features & Benefits of Karnataka Anna Bhagya Scheme
Some of the key features and benefits of the ಅನ್ನಭಾಗ್ಯ ಯೋಜನೆ are as follows:
- The Karnataka Anna Bhagya Scheme, popularly known as the “Karnataka Free Rice Distribution Scheme,” will see the distribution of free food grains by the Karnataka government.
- The Karnataka government will give its citizens free rice as part of this scheme.
- Under the ಅನ್ನಭಾಗ್ಯ ಯೋಜನೆ of the Karnataka Government, 10 kg of rice will be given to each person each month.
- Only those who fall below the poverty line are eligible for the scheme’s free rice distribution.
- A BPL Card is required to use the program’s benefits.
Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka Anna Bhagya Scheme
The applicants applying for the yojana must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
- The applicant must be a Karnataka Permanent Resident.
- The applicant must fall under one of the following categories:
- BPL i.e., Below the Poverty Line
- Anna Antyodaya Card.
Required Documents to Apply
Some of the important documents required for the ಅನ್ನಭಾಗ್ಯ ಯೋಜನೆ are as follows:
- Residence Proof
- Domicile Certificate
- Mobile Number
- Aadhar Card
- BPL Card/ Antyodaya Anna Card
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Karnataka is all set to start its direct bank transfer of benefits under the Anna Bhagya Scheme starting day Monday, July 10, 2023. The Karnataka government, under its Anna Bhagya scheme, will transfer Rs 170 towards an additional 5 kg rice per beneficiary of the below poverty line (BPL) families. The funds will be directly deposited into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries linked to the Aadhaar numbers of the BPL family heads.
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There are 1.28 crore ration card holders in the state under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana, out of which 99 percent are seeded with Aadhaar numbers. Nearly 1.06 crore, which is 82 percent of the total eligible beneficiaries, have active bank accounts linked to their Aadhaar number. These beneficiaries will receive the amount in their bank accounts for additional 5 kg rice at Rs 34 per kg through direct benefit transfer (DBT).
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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 https://ahara.kar.nic.in/status1/status_of_dbt.aspx 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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