• Antyodaya Anna Yojana  is the largest food security programme in the World.
  • Subsidised  ration facility increased from 10 Kg to 35 Kg cereals per family.
  • In one of the worst ever draughts in 2002, the centre allocated 87 Lakh Mt’s of Food grains free of cost and provided cash assistance of Rs 4,200 crore .
  • Increased Monetary allowance for Gallantry Awards.

Big boost to Defence indigestion