In a primary of its type initiative, Haryana Government has just lately arrange its first ATM machine for meting out meals grains at Farrukhnagar in Gurugram. Haryana’s Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala just lately took to Twitter to make the announcement. “I am announcing with a great pride that country’s first food grain ATM ‘Annapurti’ has been set up in Gurugram district of Haryana. The function of this ATM is to make the distributions of grains at government-run ration outlets straightforward and hassle-free,” he wrote in Hindi. Haryana Deputy CM additional knowledgeable that every machine can dispense as much as 70kg of grains inside 5 to seven minutes, at a time.
As a component of this pilot mission, the Haryana Government is additional planning to put in these grain ATMs in each government-run ration store throughout the state. According to an official assertion, Dushyant Chautala mentioned, “The purpose of installing this machine is to ensure that the right quantity should reach the right beneficiary with minimum hassle.”
The assertion additional learn that the ‘Grain ATM’ is an automated machine the financial institution ATMs, and right here, the error within the measurement of grains is negligible. The machine additionally has a biometric system with a touch-screen, the place the beneficiaries must enter their Aadhaar or ration card quantity to get their grains.
“This machine will probably be put in underneath the ”World Food Programme” of United Nations, and known as Automated, Multi Commodity, Grain Dispensing Machine,” learn the official assertion.
Soon after the announcement, the information made the headlines and other people took to their social media handles to applaud the initiative.
“We welcome food relief efforts like #Annapurti Grain ATM and wish for successful results so they may benefit more communities and people,” tweeted non-profit organisation Akshaya Patra Foundation.
Another tweet learn, “This is really an innovative and revolutionary step taken by @Dchautala that will bring transparency and accuracy in distribution and availability of grain to the best set of folks. Appreciate!”
“A great initiative. Dispensing ration through foodgrain ATM. Hope it works well. Will make lives of millions easier,” a 3rd tweet learn.