Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana To Provide Free Rations During Coronavirus Lockdown Extended, What Does It Mean For People On The Ground?

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana To Provide Free Rations During Coronavirus Lockdown Extended, What Does It Mean For People On The Ground?

On June 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the extension of the PMGKAY till the end of November to provide free ration to the poor ration cardholders to help them cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, while many have benefitted there are few glitches that need ironing out
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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana To Provide Free Rations During Coronavirus Lockdown Extended, What Does It Mean For People On The Ground?While beneficiaries under National Food Security Act (NFSA) welcome the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November, delay in distribution of ration and lack of access to food for non-ration cardholders are still major issues on ground
Highlights
  • PMGKAY provides 5 kg rice/wheat and 1 kg gram every month to the poor
  • Over 80 crore beneficiaries under National Food Security Act will benefit
  • Currently, there is no food security for 10 crore people exclude from NFSA

New Delhi: In the month of April Pankaj Prasad, a vegetable vendor in Hapur district, Uttar Pradesh, was under a lot of distress as his regular income stopped due to the coronavirus lockdown. Further, his two brothers, who were among the thousands of migrant workers displaced by the lockdown, returned from Delhi during the month of April also joined Pankaj’s family of seven members, with two children and five adults. With no job and more mouths to feed, access to food to ward off hunger was the main concern of the family.

In a televised address on June 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) by five months till November end, initially the scheme was meant to be for three months- April, May and June. Under the scheme announced on March 26 precisely to help families like Pankaj’s, over 80 crore beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), are provided an additional ration of 5 kg of wheat or rice per person and one kg of pulses per household every month for free of cost. This is over and above their regular entitlement under the Public Distribution System (PDS) which includes 35 kg of foodgrains per month to households eligible under Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and 5 kg of foodgrains per person per month to Priority Households (PHH) beneficiaries at a subsidised cost of Rs. 2 per kg of wheat and Rs. 3 per kg of rice. During the last three months, several states provided the entire quota of ration for free of cost to the NFSA beneficiaries along with the additional free ration under PMGKAY.

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana To Provide Free Rations During Coronavirus Lockdown Extended, What Does It Mean For People On The Ground?
Entitlement under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna

NDTV reached out to fair price shop (FSP) owners and beneficiaries in the states of Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar, Maharashtra, West Bengal (WB), Rajasthan, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu to learn about the on-ground execution of this scheme. Majority of the respondents belong to rural areas and depend on agriculture and allied sectors for their livelihood. It was found that while beneficiaries under NFSA welcome the extension of PMGKAY, the scheme is facing a few glitches on the ground.

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) Helpful For People In the Rural Areas Who Are Ration Cardholders

PMGKAY has been able to offer help to the poor especially those who lost livelihood during the lockdown. It has also provided relief to those families in rural areas that have one or more migrant returnees as Pankaj says,

It is definitely helping. We have been receiving foodgrains every month. I take 3.5 kgs of wheat and 1.5 kgs of rice twice in a month. We have been able to manage without much trouble even though we have more family members in the house as my brothers who worked as masons in Delhi have also joined us temporarily.

Pankaj says that there are currently seven members in his family of which the names of six are included in ration card and so his family is eligible for 30 kgs of extra ration which is sufficient for them for one month. Because of some issues in the Aadhaar Card of one his brothers, his name has not been included in the family ration card yet.

Anurag Ramasamy, a 35-year-old migrant worker who returned from Mumbai to his native village, Keelakondur in Tirukkoyilur Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu has also availed free ration under PMGKAY. Anurag who used to work in a restaurant in Mumbai returned home in ‘Shramik Special train’ that was operated by the railways to transport stranded migrant workers to their home states. He said,

I have two children, a wife in my family and my parents also live with us. My family and my parents have separate ration cards. I have always tried to keep myself aware of government schemes and even help others in accessing these schemes. Initially we faced delays in receiving the extra quota of free ration but in the month of June we faced no problem. We receive about 20 kgs of ration from the state government and about 30 kgs from the central government under the PMGKAY.

Radha Ben, mother of two children in a village in Devgadh Baria block Dahod district, Gujarat, has received a relief package of 5 kg foodgrain per head in the family and one kg pulses for free, besides her regular quota of ration of 25 kg ration. She said,

I was delighted to know that the scheme has been extended because my husband who worked in a roadside Dhaba lost his job because of COVID-19. Receiving monthly entitlement of foodgrain has provided us with some relief.

Rewati Meena, a marginal farmer in Block Bhim of Rajasamand District of Rajasthan said that she has been receiving the ration under PMGKAY on time every month and has also received Rs. 1,000 one-time ex gatria under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana that was deposited in her Jan Dhan bank account. Rewati who is a beneficiary under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) has also received one free gas cylinder after the lockdown was imposed. While announcing the COVID-19 relief package March 26, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharmanan said that BPL (Below Poverty Line) families will get free cylinders for three months under the Ujjawala scheme.

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Lack Of Access To Food To Non-Beneficiaries Under NFSA

Renti Ben, a 63-year-old widow from a tribal community lives in Kansatiya village, Devgadh Baria block of Dahod district in Gujarat. Her husband died last year and her daughter and son-in-law died two years ago. Now she and her 5-year-old grandson are alone and are struggling to survive. Renti Ben has been trying to get herself registered under Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) which is part of NFSA that aims to reduce hunger among the poorest families by providing 35 kg of foodgrains per family per month. However, because of some issues in her Aadhaar card, she is unable to get AAY ration card and thus she has no access to food security. She is currently living on the generosity of her neighbours and the ration shop dealer who sometimes provides her with some ration free-of-cost. Her grandson who is enrolled with an Anganwadi centre gets a supplementary nutrition item called ‘Sukhadi’ twice a week which is provided by Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) department, Government of Gujarat. Apart from some help from neighbours and supplementary nutrition from Anganwadi centre for the child, there is no food security for Renti and her grandson who are facing extreme distress during the lockdown as she does not have a ration card.

According to Dinesh Saddullanager, a PDS shop owner in Tisotra village of Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, since the lockdown started and many people lost their livelihood, the applications for ration cards have increased. He said that a lot of people are still waiting to either get a ration card or get their names to appear in the ration card of their household. He said,

It is not easy to say ‘no’ to people who come to the shop asking for ration. Not many migrants have returned in my villages and some of those who came have already gone back. I knew that we were supposed to give ration to only those who have ration cards but it is really difficult to say ‘no’ to somebody you know is in need. So I have given ration to some people without ration card also.

Delay in the seeding of Aadhar Cards into ration cards is one of the reasons for many deserving people to not get the free ration under PMGKAY. Ramesh, 28-year-old man from a village in Khatva Block of Satara district of Maharashtra belongs to a nomadic tribe. Most of the people from his community go to cities to earn money by taking up petty jobs and even begging. Only the elderly members stay back in the village. The community members come back for 5-6 months around the onset of Monsoon. While sharing the difficulties in becoming a beneficiary under NFSA, Ramesh said,

My name should have been in the ration card along with my family but my Aadhaar Card could not be linked with it. I was trying to get it linked since early February but every time I was asked to come back later. This continued till March and then lockdown happened and the e-Mitras were also shut. Now, they are working but my Aadhaar linking has still not happened. There is now much more crowd on these shops than before because many people want to get the ration card.

Bholu Pal and Anil Vinod, farmers from Budgari village, Bijnor, UP also said that while they are getting ration on time, some people in the village who do not have a ration card or have not been able to get their Aadhaar Cards linked to the ration card are unable to access ration. Vinod says,

People in the village generally take care of each other because of which till now, there has been no starvation deaths and no COVID-19 cases but in the past three months, there have been instances where people have fought with ration shopkeeper because their name was not appearing on the ration card.

Mujahid Khan, a 26-year-old migrant worker who has returned from Mumbai to his home in Siwan, Bihar said that while his family is not a beneficiary under NFSA, they have been able to survive till now because of the savings and the little farm they have. However, he said that savings are soon drying up and they will have to look for livelihood but there are no options in the village. He said,

How are we going to survive in the coming months? If I cannot get ration, at least give me a job. At least some work under NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) should be started. It will help a lot of people. The state government should worry about our livelihoods also.

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Problems Faced By Ration Shop Dealers While Distributing Free Ration

Highlighting the problems faced during the distribution of free ration, Jayant Bhai, FSP dealer at Kansatiya village, Devgadh Baria block, Dahod district, Gujarat said,

For the distribution of ration, when I get the grains from the civil supplies department, I ask the panchayat to get it announced so that people can come and take their share of ration. But since the free ration scheme has been announced, people, who were supposed to come to the shop according to their card numbers, try to take the ration as soon as they can. This causes a lot of chaos in the shop which gives rise to disputes and fights. But I have ensured that all the NFSA cardholders get their entitlements.

He further added that according to the government rule, only a certain amount of ration can be given in one day and to a set number of ration cards and he is required to generate bills and update the portal every day with information on the ration distributed and beneficiaries. However, because of the lockdown, people are facing a lack of food and it is hard to say no to those who come to collect the ration, he said. This has led to extra book-keeping work for Jayanti Bhai.

Maintaining social distancing and hygiene at the ration shop is another challenge that ration shop dealers are facing currently, Dinesh Saddullanager, a PDS shop owner in Tisotra village of Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh said,

In order to take ration, people are required to provide their thumbs impressions to the machine. I try to maintain hygiene by cleaning the machine after each thumb impression. But it is difficult for me to maintain hygiene because mostly I run the shop alone and there are always many people waiting for their turn. Also, buying sanitizers puts extra financial burden. I have marked circles outside my shop for people to physically stand apart from each other, but implementing social distancing is difficult in rural set-up because people are less aware and do not listen.

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Cost Of Grinding Wheat Mars The Purpose Of Free Distribution Of Grain In Wheat Consuming States

Beneficiaries in the wheat consuming states Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan said that the distribution of free wheat grain in place of flour is causing a problem for many. Instead of free wheat, they prefer flour because even if the grain is free, people are expected to bear the cost of grinding it in order to consume it. Dinesh Chowdhry, a 53-year-old farmer in Tisotra village, Bijnor, UP said,

For a long time flour mills in my village were shut due to lockdown and because of this, we faced a lot of problems. Even now, while the mills are operating, there is always a fear of coronavirus contamination since many people go the same mill for getting their wheat grinded. I think the wheat should be converted into flour at the state level only in bulk using bigger machines. There will be less chances of contamination and also theN people will not be required to Rs. 7-8 per 5 kgs of wheat to the mills.

West Bengal is one such state where the state government is converting wheat grains into flour. Even though West Bengal is primarily a rice consuming stats, people have appreciated receiving flour instead of wheat.

Inadequate Quantity And Sub-Standard Quality Of Foodgrains At Some Places

According to a ration shop dealer at a village in Khatva Block of Satara district of Maharashtra, who requested to remain anonymous, the amount of ration required for the shopkeepers for delivering the extra stock of foodgrain is not adequate. He said he is unable to distribute ration to all cardholders at his shop and also highlighted that quality of rain is not good. He said,

Dal is good but the grains that we are receiving from the civil supplies department are of poor quality. On top of that the quantity is less. It becomes very difficult for us to handle the situation at the shop because people start fighting with us if we tell them that the ration stock is over. There is a lot politics and corruption at the panchayat level when it comes to PDS. The influential people try to dictate the list of beneficiaries, made by the gram panchayat, because of which many deserving people are out of the whole ration distribution system. Every time somebody tries to raise a voice against this, they are met with threats from these influential people. There is no transparency and accountability in PDS here.

Shaila Yadav, a 25-year-old woman who is also a resident of the same village in Khatva Block said that a lot of people in her village have not received ration for the month of June yet. She further added that in April and May also, there was a delay in the distribution of ration.

Jyotsna Bhakat, a 30-year-old woman from Savar tribal community, who has a family of seven to feed, lives in the remotest part of South 24 Parganas in the deltas of Sundarbans. Her village has been completely destroyed by the cyclone Amphan. While she has received rice under PDS, she has not received any pulses in the past three months. She said,

You cannot even imagine what has happened here because of Amphan. The roof of our house, made of asbestos has been destroyed. The government is making a list of people who need help in rebuilding their home, we are waiting for the aid. We are getting rice from the government. There is no dal at the ration shop, only rice.

Another woman from Jyotsna’s village highlighted the problem of malnutrition among children due to lack of availability of nutritious food, high prevalence of worms in children and lack of medical services in the area.

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The data provided by the Ministry of Food and Civil Supplies show that West Bengal has not distributed pulses to anybody in the months of May and June. In April it distributed about 87 per cent of pulses allocated to the state. The data also shows that the state has failed in distributing foodgrains also as in the last three months, it has distributed only 59 per cent of the 9.02 lakh Metric Tonnes (MT) of grains allocated. On gaps in timely disbursement of ration in the Sundarban area, Dr. P Ulaganathan, District Magistrate of South 24 Parganas said,

The government is providing ration to them. But I would like to mention that tribals are a difficult lot to reach out to, considering the remoteness of their villages in the delta region and the aloofness that they are used to. So sometimes delay happen but all the beneficiaries under NFSA are being given the ration. We are currently working on providing support to those whose houses have been destroyed due to the cyclone.

While responding on the gaps and delays in distribution or ration and pulses in West Bengal, a senior official from the Food and Supplies Department, who wishes to remain anonymous, said that while the state has ensured that rice and wheat flour is distributed among people without any gaps, there has been a about a month delay at the state level in procuring the pulses. He said that the stock of pulses for the month of May was received on May 30 and thus distributed in the month of June and the stock of pulses for the month of June was received on June 30 which is being distributed now. He said,

The whole country is facing the problem of coronavirus but West Bengal has an additional crisis to face that was caused because of the cyclone Amphan. On the top of that the state had influx of lakhs of migrant workers. The period of last three months has definitely been challenging. However, we have ensured that people continue getting the ration. One Public Distribution officer has been deployed in each district by the Food and Supplies Department to oversee the distribution of ration. We have almost 9.96 crore people covered under PDS in the state. All these people are being given ration free of cost since last three months. Because of the sudden crisis, in the first two months, we saw people going to the ration shops in large numbers which was defying the purpose of imposing the lockdown because maintain social distancing was becoming hard. To counter this, we came up with a system where we have divided the distribution of ration in two fortnights. This has reduced the footfall of people into ration shops. People have understood the system and started getting used to it. We have not received any complaints about non-distribution of ration till now.

Similarly in the state of Maharashtra, the government has distributed only 87 per cent of the 10.5 lakh MT of foodgrain that the state had received for distribution under PMGKAY. The data provided by the Ministry of Food and Civil Supplies in PIB (Press Information Bureau) release also shows that the state has distributed 82.4 per cent in April, 74 per cent in May and only 40 per cent in June of the total pulses in allocated for distribution under the scheme for the respective months.

In view of the gaps in the execution of the PMGKAY on the ground, via a virtual media briefing on July 1, Ram Vilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution urged the state governments to be more sensitive towards the poor and speed up the distribution of the free food grains and pulses to help the poor get the benefits in time. Experts and activists working towards food security in the country advocate for universalisation of the public distribution system and say that having an open food distribution system will provide a basic right to food to each citizen. Dipa Sinha, Assistant Professor at Ambedkar University, New Delhi and a Convener of Right To Food Campaign said that there is an immediate need to increase the current coverage under NFSA. She says that with the current coverage of slightly above 80 crore people, almost 10 crore people are excluded from the system. This is because NFSA mandates a coverage of 67 per cent of the total population and when the Act was implemented it took population as per the Census 2011 which is 121 crore as the basis. Over the past nine years, while the population continued to grow, the coverage under NFSA remained 80 crore while 67 per cent of the present population- 135 crore is 90.4 crore, she said adding that at least these 10 crore excluded people must be added into PDS system at the earliest.

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World

4,29,71,161Cases
1,28,60,263Active
2,89,57,428Recovered
11,53,470Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 189 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 4,29,71,161 and 11,53,470 have died; 1,28,60,263 are active cases and 2,89,57,428 have recovered as on October 26, 2020 at 3:48 am.

India

79,09,959 45148Cases
6,53,717 -14437Active
71,37,228 59105Recovered
1,19,014 480Deaths
In India, there are 79,09,959 confirmed cases including 1,19,014 deaths. The number of active cases is 6,53,717 and 71,37,228 have recovered as on October 26, 2020 at 2:30 am.

State & District Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths
DistrictCases
Mumbai45,478
Thane13,660
Pune9,920
Mumbai Suburban5,363
Aurangabad1,974
Nashik1,575
Raigad1,462
Palghar1,421
Solapur1,291
Jalgaon1,039
Akola757
Nagpur692
Kolhapur646
Satara629
Ratnagiri350
Amravati291
Dhule228
Hingoli208
Jalna201
Ahmednagar190
Nanded176
Yavatmal150
Sangli145
Latur139
Osmanabad125
Sindhudurg114
Buldhana88
Parbhani78
gondia69
Beed54
Nandurbar42
Gadchiroli42
Bhandara41
Chandrapur32
Washim13
Wardha11

16,45,020 6,059

1,41,001 299

14,60,755 5,648

43,264 112

DistrictCases
Kurnool795
Krishna557
Guntur511
Anantapur428
East Godavari356
Chittoor319
Sri Potti Sriramulu Nell*296
Y.S.R.205
West Godavari199
Srikakulam183
Prakasam104
Visakhapatnam103
Vizianagaram23

8,07,023 2,997

30,860 609

7,69,576 3,585

6,587 21

DistrictCases
Udupi1,176
Kalaburagi669
Yadgir538
Bengaluru Urban529
Raichur369
Mandya346
Belagavi337
Bidar219
Hassan205
Davangere204
Vijayapura201
Dakshina Kannada179
Chikkaballapura149
Mysuru107
Bagalkote103
Uttara Kannada95
Shivamogga67
Dharwad61
Ballari60
Gadag45
Bengaluru Rural40
Tumakuru36
Kolar29
Haveri24
Chikkamagaluru19
Chitradurga14
Koppal5
Kodagu4
Ramanagara3
Chamarajanagara0

8,02,817 4,439

81,069 5,699

7,10,843 10,106

10,905 32

DistrictCases
Chennai23,324
Chengalpattu1,314
Thiruvallur774
Villupuram509
Kanchipuram503
Tiruvannamalai496
Cuddalore477
Ariyalur444
Tirunelveli433
Tuticorin333
Kallakurichi324
Madurai322
Salem258
Coimbatore188
Virudhunagar185
Dindigul175
Perambalur133
Ranipet133
Thanjavur130
Theni129
Tiruchirappalli119
Ramanathapuram119
Tiruppur116
Kanniyakumari110
Tenkasi103
Nagapattinam99
Karur88
Namakkal83
Erode75
Vellore71
Thiruvarur67
Pudukkottai53
Sivaganga46
Tirupathur45
Krishnagiri43
The Nilgiris17
Dharmapuri15

7,09,005 2,869

30,606 1,181

6,67,475 4,019

10,924 31

DistrictCases
Gautam Buddha Nagar1,119
Agra933
Ghaziabad794
Meerut504
Lucknow386
Saharanpur298
Kanpur Nagar286
Moradabad252
Varanasi243
Hapur225
Aligarh215
Basti214
Amethi206
Rampur203
Jaunpur194
Firozabad190
Barabanki168
Gorakhpur166
Bulandshahr166
Siddharth Nagar159
Ghazipur159
Bijnor157
Deoria143
Azamgarh138
Sant Kabeer Nagar132
Mathura129
Ayodhya120
Muzaffarnagar117
Sambhal116
Sultanpur97
Ambedkar Nagar92
Maharajganj85
Amroha80
Rae Bareli78
Bahraich73
Kheri72
Kannauj69
Baghpat68
Kushi Nagar67
Bhadohi60
Ballia60
Gonda59
Etah52
Hardoi49
Balrampur49
Mau48
Mainpuri46
Etawah46
Hathras43
Unnao42
Jalaun41
Jhansi41
Shamli40
Chandauli38
Auraiya37
Farrukhabad36
Sitapur32
Prayagraj30
Banda27
Shahjahanpur25
Shravasti23
Budaun23
Mirzapur22
Bareilly17
Kasganj16
Pratapgarh15
Pilibhit15
Sonbhadra10
Kaushambi6
Kanpur Dehat4
Chitrakoot4
Lalitpur3
Hamirpur3
Mahoba3
Fatehpur3

4,70,270 2,032

27,317 364

4,36,071 2,368

6,882 28

DistrictCases
Kannur357
Kasaragod333
Palakkad224
Malappuram119
Kollam118
Thrissur106
Thiruvananthapuram104
Pathanamthitta98
Kozhikode90
Alappuzha76
Kottayam73
Ernakulam60
Idukki40
Wayanad36

3,92,930 6,843

96,688 832

2,94,910 7,649

1,332 26

DistrictCases
North West5,463
Central4,817
West4,768
New Delhi3,405
North3,059
East2,472
South East2,446
South West2,391
South2,329
North East1,914
Shahdara1,580

3,56,656 4,136

26,744 277

3,23,654 3,826

6,258 33

DistrictCases
Kolkata2,777
Howrah1,435
24 Paraganas North1,031
Hooghly604
24 Paraganas South281
Maldah235
Dinajpur Uttar216
Coochbehar210
Birbhum206
Medinipur West159
Medinipur East153
Nadia139
Purba Bardhaman130
Murshidabad125
Bankura116
Darjeeling97
Jalpaiguri88
Paschim Bardhaman70
Purulia66
Dinajpur Dakshin50
Alipurduar39
Kalimpong18
Jhargram9

3,49,701 4,127

37,017 210

3,06,197 3,857

6,487 60

DistrictCases
Ganjam581
Jajapur322
Khordha238
Baleshwar190
Kendrapara164
Cuttack155
Bhadrak137
Balangir129
Puri103
Sundargarh102
Jagatsinghapur91
Nayagarh86
Mayurbhanj73
Nuapada69
Gajapati61
Dhenkanal36
Boudh34
Kendujhar34
Deogarh33
Kalahandi33
Sonepur29
Kandhamal28
Anugul26
Malkangiri20
Bargarh16
Koraput16
Sambalpur16
Jharsuguda8
Nabarangpur2
Rayagada2

2,81,215 1,633

15,868 454

2,64,102 2,071

1,245 16

DistrictCases
Hyderabad2,475
Ranga Reddy183
Suryapet87
Jagitial77
Nizamabad76
MedchalMalkajgiri75
Mancherial43
YadadriBhuvanagiri40
Jogulamba Gadwal40
Vikarabad40
Nalgonda33
Warangal Urban32
Mahabubnagar30
Sangareddy26
Khammam26
Adilabad22
Nirmal21
Karimnagar17
RajannaSircilla16
Medak11
Kamareddy11
Mahabubabad10
Jayashankar Bhupalapally9
Nagarkurnool8
Kumuram Bheem Asifabad8
Jangoan8
Siddipet7
Peddapalli5
Bhadradri Kothagudem5
Warangal Rural4
Mulugu3
Narayanpet3
Wanaparthy1

2,31,834 582

18,611 854

2,11,912 1,432

1,311 4

DistrictCases
Patna279
Bhagalpur266
Rohtas256
Khagaria253
Begusarai243
Madhubani199
Munger188
Jehanabad178
Katihar175
Darbhanga143
Samastipur139
Siwan139
PurbiChamparan138
Purnia135
Banka134
Buxar134
Nalanda123
Gopalganj123
Nawada122
Sheikhpura118
Gaya115
Kaimur (bhabua)105
Bhojpur103
Saran101
Muzaffarpur96
Saharsa88
Supaul87
Vaishali87
Madhepura82
Kishanganj75
Aurangabad75
Sitamarhi73
Lakhisarai72
Araria68
Pashchim Champaran57
Arwal52
Jamui47
Sheohar20

2,11,689 431

9,722 737

2,00,918 1,161

1,049 7

DistrictCases
Kamrup Metro276
Golaghat203
Nagaon143
Hojai89
Dima Hasao86
Karimganj85
Tinsukia84
Cachar80
Dibrugarh61
Hailakandi57
Lakhimpur57
Marigaon50
Dhemaji47
Kamrup42
Kokrajhar37
Dhubri30
Charaideo29
Barpeta28
Udalguri28
Sonitpur27
Jorhat24
Nalbari23
Darrang20
Sivasagar20
Goalpara19
Biswanath16
Baksa14
KarbiAnglong13
Bongaigaon12
Chirang6
West KarbiAnglong5
South SalmaraMancachar4
Majuli2

2,04,171 204

17,510 2,761

1,85,755 2,961

906 4

DistrictCases
Jaipur2,177
Jodhpur1,748
Udaipur724
Bharatpur563
Kota503
Nagaur500
Ajmer379
Dungarpur374
Pali352
Jhalawar329
Bhilwara250
Sikar231
Chittorgarh188
Tonk171
Jalore164
Rajsamand140
Sirohi130
Bikaner112
Banswara91
Alwar90
Churu81
Jhunjhunu64
Dausa61
Dholpur60
Baran59
Jaisalmer53
Barmer34
Hanumangarh31
SawaiMadhopur26
Karauli17
Pratapgarh14
Ganganagar8
Bundi5

1,86,243 1,821

16,668 432

1,67,736 2,240

1,839 13

DistrictCases
Bilaspur100
Korba100
Mungeli87
Baloda Bazar85
Jashpur77
Janjgir-Champa56
Mahasamund54
Rajnandgaon52
Kabirdham52
Raigarh47
Raipur46
Balod41
Korea39
Durg31
Bemetara21
Kanker19
Balrampur17
Surguja14
Gariyaband10
Surajpur9
Dhamtari6
Bijapur2
Bastar2
Dantewada0
Kondagaon0
Narayanpur0
Sukma0

1,75,959 1,368

23,743 156

1,50,398 1,499

1,818 25

DistrictCases
Indore3,839
Bhopal1,880
Ujjain799
Burhanpur351
Neemuch319
Jabalpur276
East Nimar266
Sagar228
Gwalior211
Khargone196
Dewas140
Dhar132
Mandsaur112
Morena109
Bhind87
Raisen71
Barwani60
Ratlam51
Rewa39
Shajapur39
Hoshangabad37
Vidisha37
Chhatarpur35
Betul35
Rajgarh31
Dindori29
Sheopur26
Damoh26
Satna24
Anuppur22
Panna20
Tikamgarh18
Sidhi17
Narsinghpur17
Chhindwara16
Agar Malwa15
Mandla15
Shivpuri15
Jhabua14
Shandol14
Singrauli13
Ashoknagar13
Datia12
Sehore12
Umaria10
Balaghat9
Guna8
Harda4
Alirajpur3
Katni3
Seoni2
Niwari0

1,67,249 951

11,237 240

1,53,127 1,181

2,885 10

DistrictCases
Ahmadabad17,125
Surat2,311
Vadodara1,555
Gandhinagar410
Mahesana159
Banas Kantha147
Bhavnagar146
Rajkot135
Arvalli134
Mahisagar125
Anand107
PanchMahals107
Patan105
SabarKantha101
Kachchh99
Kheda98
Jamnagar63
Bharuch56
Botad55
Surendranagar55
Valsad47
GirSomnath45
Dohad43
Chhotaudepur37
Naysari35
Junagadh31
Narmada25
DevbhumiDwarka22
Amreli16
Porbandar11
Tapi6
Dang5
Morbi4

1,67,011 919

13,914 51

1,49,411 963

3,686 7

DistrictCases
Gurugram2,950
Faridabad867
Sonipat404
Rohtak145
Palwal120
Jhajjar114
Karnal104
Hisar98
Ambala93
Panipat78
Nuh68
Bhiwani60
Rewari56
Kurukshetra55
Sirsa50
Kaithal48
Mahendragarh47
CharkiDadri43
Panchkula39
Fatehabad38
Jind38
Yamunanagar19

1,58,304 1,240

10,295 147

1,46,282 1,086

1,727 7

DistrictCases
Amritsar485
Jalandhar297
Ludhiana293
Tarn Taran163
Gurdaspur154
Hoshiarpur140
S.A.S Nagar137
Patiala132
Sangrur107
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr)99
Pathankot86
Rupnagar (Ropar)74
Faridkot74
Sri Muktsar Sahib71
Moga65
Bathinda60
Fatehgarh Sahib57
Fazilka53
Firozepur50
Kapurthala44
Mansa31
Barnala25

1,31,055 415

4,217 60

1,22,721 465

4,117 10

DistrictCases
East Singhbum170
Ranchi148
Hazaribagh110
Garhwa80
Ramgarh75
Koderma58
Simdega48
Dhanbad32
Gumla28
Palamu27
West Singhbhum21
SaraikelaKharsawan20
Giridih19
Bokaro16
Latehar14
Khunti10
Lohardaga8
Deoghar5
Dumka5
Pakur4
Jamtara2
Godda2
Chatra1
Sahebganj0

99,686 258

5,844 122

92,976 378

866 2

DistrictCases
Anantnag395
Srinagar300
Kulgam295
Baramulla271
Shopian255
Kupwara231
Bandipora175
Udhampur155
Ramban151
Jammu138
Budgam110
Pulwama108
Kathua53
Rajouri39
Ganderbal37
Poonch35
Doda27
Reasi26
Samba25
Kishtwar10
Mirpur0
Muzaffarabad0

91,861 532

7,565 115

82,858 639

1,438 8

DistrictCases
Dehradun370
Nainital323
Tehri Garhwal110
Haridwar94
Udam Singh Nagar83
Almora71
Champawat45
Pithoragarh43
Chamoli36
PauriGarhwal36
Bageshwar31
Rudraprayag30
Uttar Kashi24

60,376 221

4,425 117

54,958 329

993 9

DistrictCases
South Goa69
North Goa57

42,242 211

2,576 116

39,090 321

576 6

DistrictCases
Pondicherry111
Mahe4
Karaikal2
Yanam0

34,193 81

3,804 108

29,801 187

588 2

DistrictCases
Dhalai196
Sepahijala174
Gomati74
South Tripura53
Unakoti49
West Tripura45
Khowai24
North Tripura14

30,257 36

1,845 147

28,069 183

343

DistrictCases
Hamirpur117
Kangra105
Una41
Solan32
Chamba29
Bilaspur21
Mandi21
Sirmaur11
Shimla10
Kullu4
Kinnaur2
Lahaul And Spiti0

20,370 157

2,489 116

17,590 272

291 1

DistrictCases
Churachandpur32
Kangpokpi26
Imphal West21
Thoubal18
Imphal East10
Tengnoupal9
Bishnupur7
Senapati6
Chandel5
Kamjong5
Ukhrul4
Jiribam3
Pherzawl3
Kakching2
Tamenglong2
Noney1

17,162 140

4,166 1

12,857 138

139 1

DistrictCases
Changlang31
Papum Pare8
Lohit3
Namsai2
West Siang1
East Siang1
Upper Siang1
Tawang1
PakkeKessang1
West Kameng0
Upper Subansiri0
Tirap0
Siang0
Shi Yomi0
Anjaw0
Lower Subansiri0
Lower Dibang Valley0
Longding0
Leparada0
KurungKumey0
KraDaadi0
Kamle0
East Kameng0
Dibang Valley0
Lower Siang0

14,244 33

2,260 137

11,951 170

33

DistrictCases
Chandigarh313

14,038 61

653 21

13,167 80

218 2

DistrictCases
East Khasi Hills22
West Garo Hills5
South West Garo Hills4
North Garo Hills1
West Jaintia Hills1
West Khasi Hills1
East Garo Hills0
East Jaintia Hills0
Ribhoi0
South Garo Hills0
South West Khasi Hills0

9,018 136

1,605 31

7,332 104

81 1

DistrictCases
Dimapur20
Mon8
Kohima7
Kiphire3
Tuensang3
Peren2
Phek1
Longleng0
Mokokchung0
Wokha0
Zunheboto0

8,626 111

1,871 54

6,724 56

31 1

DistrictCases
Kargil77
LehLadakh43

5,933 20

736 54

5,126 74

71

DistrictCases
South Andamans33
Nicobars1
North And Middle Andaman1

4,245 20

204 5

3,983 15

58

DistrictCases
East District3
South District3
North District0
West District0

3,835 16

246 20

3,525 35

64 1

DistrictCases
Dadra And Nagar Haveli20

3,228 3

51 1

3,175 2

2

DistrictCases
Kolasib11
Aizawl10
Mamit8
Lawngtlai2
Lunglei2
Saitual1
Champhai0
Hnahthial0
Khawzawl0
Saiha0
Serchhip0

2,493 46

290 41

2,203 5

0

DistrictCases
Lakshadweep District0

0

0 0

0

0

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