Annapurna Yojna

Monthly Allotment for January, 2006    

 

Annapurna Yojna is a centrally sponsored scheme which has been executed since 1st April, 2001 in this state. This scheme has been amalgamated in to the State Plan since year 2002-03. Under this scheme old destitutes who are not getting the National old age pension (NOAPS) but have its eligibility, are being provided 10 kg food-grain (6 kg wheat + 4 kg rice) per month free of cost as Food Security.

 

At the time of introducing the scheme in the state, 1,66,601 beneficiaries were identified through Gram Sabha/Ward Sabha, who benefited in this scheme up to 2001-02; but in year 2002-03 Govt. of India has fixed a target of 1,58,849 beneficiaries in this scheme. In the last month of the year 2004-05 a additional target of 1,84,265 beneficiaries have been fixed by Govt. of India. This target is also distributed amongst all districts for identification through Gram Sabha/Ward Sabha of the beneficiaries. At present 1,48,483 beneficiaries are being benefited in this scheme.

 

Food Supply & Commerce Department has been trusted with the responsibility for execution of the scheme by the Govt. of India. District Magistrates have been nominated as Nodal Officer for its execution at the District Level and the Gram Panchayat have also been made responsible for monitoring and supervision of this scheme.

 

District-wise Target under Annapurna Scheme

 

Name of Division SL Name of District Fixed
Target
Additional
Target
Total No. of
Target
(4+5)
Present
Beneficiaries
against Target
List No. of
Beneficiaries
for Selection
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Patna 1. Patna Rationing    2,828 2,849 5,677 2,710 2,967
2. Patna 6,069 9,636 15,705 9,989 5,716
3. Nalanda 4,905 6,883 11,788 4,801 6,987
4. Bhojpur 4,417 6,199 10,616 3,294 7,322
5. Buxar 2,677 2,678 5,355 3,152 2,203
6. Kaimur 2,421 3,395 5,816 2,263 3,553
7. Rohtas 4,735 6,645 11,380 3,551 7,829
Magadh 8. Gaya 6,562 9,208 15,770 5,053 10,717
9. Aurangabad 3,780 5,305 9,085 2,213 6,872
10. Nawada 3,354 4,706 8,060 3,236 4,824
11. Jehanabad 2,055 2,880 4,935 2,539 2,396
12. Arwal 832 1,167 1,999 1,764 235
Munger 13. Munger 2,653 2,653 5,306 2,579 2,727
14. Jamui 2,591 3,635 6,226 2,137 4,089
15. Sheikhpura 976 976 1,952 877 1,075
16. Lakhisarai 1,656 1,656 3,312 2,582 730
17. Khagaria 2,421 2,425 4,846 2,908 1,938
18. Begusarai 4,458 4,458 8,916 4,756 4,160
Bhagalpur 19. Banka 2,973 2,973 5,946 3,597 2,349
20. Bhagalpur 4,693 4,693 9,386 3,282 6,104
Saran 21. Saran 6,328 6,328 12,656 5,258 7,398
22. Siwan 5,351 5,351 10,702 4,478 6,224
23. Gopalganj 4,183 4,183 8,366 3,934 4,432
Koshi 24. Saharsa 2,781 2,781 5,562 3,667 1,895
25. Supaul 3,312 3,312 6,624 3,651 2,973
26. Madhepura 2,888 2,888 5,776 2,766 3,010
Tirhut 27. Muzaffarpur 7,263 7,263 14,526 5,073 9,453
28. East Champaran 7,472 10,487 17,959 7,024 10,935
29. West Champaran  5,733 8,045 13,778 4,885 8,893
30. Sitamarhi 5,266 7,391 12,657 4,178 8,479
31. Sheohar 615 615 1,230 718 512
32. Vaishali 5,266 5,266 10,532 3,594 6,938
Darbhanga 33. Darbhanga 6,201 6,201 12,402 5,713 6,689
34. Madhubani 6,965 6,965 13,930 8,254 5,676
35. Samastipur 6,689 6,689 13,378 5,574 7,804
Purnea 36. Purnea 4,607 4,607 9,214 4,195 5,019
37. Katihar 4,481 4,481 8,962 2,909 6,053
38. Araria 3,971 3,971 7,942 3,731 4,211
39. Kishanganj 2,421 2,421 4,842 1,598 3,244
      1,58,849 1,84,265 3,43,114 1,48,483 1,94,631