Department of Food & Supplies Chandigarh, transfers the monthly food subsidy amount, directly into the registered bank account: DFSO

Chandigarh- The Department of Food & Supplies, UT, Chandigarh, transfers the monthly food subsidy amount, directly into the registered bank account of the registered beneficiaries.  The registered beneficiaries under Priority Households Category will get Rs. 128.64 per month/per member. The registered Antodya Anna Yojana (AAY) beneficiaries will get Rs. 900.48 per family per month.  The subsidy amount is revised by Government of India from time to time.   Due to outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic cases, there have been major shutdowns in the economy. To cater to the needs of the beneficiaries under DBT, the Chandigarh Administration has decided to release food subsidy for the month of May-2020 along with the subsidy of April-2020. The food subsidy amount for the month of April, 2020 & May, 2020, has been made available for the registered beneficiaries of UT Chandigarh.  They are requested to check their registered bank account in this regard.  The beneficiaries can check the details of the registered bank account on the department’s website: www.chdfood.gov.in ® Transparency portal ® Check Aadhar/ Bank Link Status.

​​For any query or complaint, a toll free Helpline Number 1800-180-2068 or 1967 or Consumer Helpline Number 1800-180-2079 is in place.  The beneficiaries can also contact the District Food & Supplies Officer (DFSO) for redressal of their grievances.

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