On the occasion of World Food Day, the Chief Minister of West Bengal Ms. Mamta Banerjee tweeted about the new and renowned Khadya Sathi Scheme. And today through this article we will tell you all about the scheme. The Khadya Sathi Scheme was launched by the Chief Minister of West Bengal to provide food security to the residents of the state. Further in this article we share information about the Khadya Sathi scheme for the year 2019-2020. In this Article we will provide you Eligibility criteria and the application process.
West Bengal Khadya Sathi Scheme 2020
The West Bengal Khadya Sathi Program was launched in January 2016. And under the scheme the food security measures were taken into consideration by the Government of West Bengal. The main purpose of this scheme was to ensure food and nutrition by the supply of food. Under this scheme, almost 90.6% of the population would be provided with food security. The Khadya Sathi Project under RKSY had come into effect throughout the state from 27 January 2016. The scheme is only for those who had not been earmarked under NFSA backward in socio-economic terms.
Benefits Of Khadya Sathi Scheme
- First and the foremost benefit was the benefit of healthy food.
- The Khadya Sathi scheme provided pure food to the residents of the West Bengal State.
- Under the scheme, many minorities were provided the adequate food supply.
- As announced by the concerned authorities the Khadya Sathi has till now provided almost 8 crore people the enjoyment of healthy food.
- The scheme also created employment opportunities.
A Tweet By Mamta Banerjee
On the occasion of World Food Day, the Chief Minister of West Bengal state Ms. Mamta Banerjee tweeted about the success of the Khadya Sathi as we all know that the WB Khadya Sathi Yojana has attained great success in just three years!
“Today is World Food Day. We have ensured the food security of more than 8.5 crore people of Bangla through Khadya Sathi Scheme. Special assistance is also provided to the people of Jangalmahal and Hill areas, Aila-affected areas, farmers of Singur, tea garden workers & Toto tribe With this tweet Mamta Banerjee ensured the perfect working of her initiative of Food security in the state of West Bengal”.
World Food Day
By tweeting the above-mentioned tweet, Mamta Banerjee clearly spoke out that her Khadya Sathi scheme ensures food security to almost 8.5 crore. And we came to know that more than 8.5 people are having healthy and pure food under the districts of West Bengal State. This is a great initiative and to hear such good news on world food day made the day better. On world food day many renowned leaders of our country made tweets about the health and ensure of pure foods across the country.