The centre made aadhar mandatory for availing subsidized food grains from the ration hopes under the national food security law in order to better target Rs. 1.4 lakh crore subsidy. The beneficiaries who do not possess the aadhar numberare required to make application for aadhar enrollment by June 30, 2017.
The Government provides 5kg of food grains per person every month at Rs. 1.3/kg to over so crore people.