Anna Bhagya Scheme, Eligibility, Documents, Apply Online

The Anna Bhagya Scheme is a key program by the Karnataka Government. It aims to help those living in poverty. The scheme offers free rice to families who fall under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category. To receive these benefits, there are certain eligibility criteria and required documents.

Anna Bhagya Scheme In Karnataka

As per the government, each beneficiary falling under the Anna Bhagya scheme, who used to receive 5 kg of rice each month, will now get 10 kg of rice per month. This scheme is also called the Karnataka Free Rice Distribution Scheme and is an important plan from the government’s end to provide aid to people from weaker sections of society.

Scheme NameKarnataka Anna Bhagya Scheme 2023
Issuing StateKarnataka
Year of Launch2023
ObjectiveTo provide each BPL (Below Poverty Line) member 10 kg of rice instead of 5 kg per month.
BeneficiaryFamilies with Anna Antyodaya Card or Priority Household Card falling under Below Poverty Line (BPL) in Karnataka.
Order Issued ByCM Siddaramaiah
Mode of ApplicationOnline or through Fair Price Shops/Ration Shops
Helpline Number1967
Anna Bhagya Scheme

Benefits Of The Karnataka Anna Bhagya Scheme

The Anna Bhagya Scheme provides 10 kg of free rice each month to those in need. This helps them have a steady supply of food. By providing free rice, the scheme hopes to improve the quality of life for the less privileged, ensuring they have enough to eat.

The scheme also aims to empower people by allowing them to focus their resources on other important areas like education and health, promoting self-reliance. The scheme mainly targets those under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category, helping them afford basic necessities.

To benefit from the scheme, you have a valid BPL card, which proves eligibility.

Eligibility Criteria For Anna Bhagya Scheme

To apply for the scheme, you need to live in Karnataka and be over 18 years old. You should be in the BPL category or have a specific ration card linked to your Aadhaar card. However, if anyone in your family works for the government, you won’t be eligible.

Documents Required For Karnataka Anna Bhagya Scheme

To apply for the Anna Bhagya Scheme 2023, you need to provide some documents at your local ration shop. These include proof that you live in Karnataka, your Aadhaar card, a working phone number, and bank details linked to your Aadhaar card.

How to Apply For Anna Bhagya Scheme?

  • If you have a BPL or Anna Antyodaya/PHH Card, you can get benefits from this scheme.
  • You don’t need to apply anywhere to get free rice.
  • Go to your local ration shop with your ration card.
  • Verify your identity using the biometric machine there.
  • The machine will register the names of your family members.
  • The amount of rice you get depends on the number of beneficiaries in your family.
  • All eligible family members will receive rice for free.

How to Check Anna Bhagya Scheme Amount?

  • To check the status of the scheme amount, visit the Karnataka Food Department website.
  • Click on ‘e-Services’, then ‘e-Status’, and finally ‘DBT status’.
  • Choose your district and click on ‘Status of DBT’.
  • Enter the year, month, ration card number, and captcha code, then click ‘Go’.
  • The DBT status for the Anna Bhagya scheme will be shown on the screen.

Anna Bhagya Scheme Status Check

Anyone in Karnataka with a BPL or Anna Antyodaya/PHH Card can get free rice from this scheme. They can check their rice distribution status at local ration shops.

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