August 26th, 2011
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1kg rice @ rupee 1 from tomorrow

food supplies minister T M JacobThiruvananthapuram:  Rice at Rs 1 per kg scheme for below poverty line (BPL) families would begin from tomorrow, Food and Civil Supplies Minister T.M. Jacob said today. He stated that regarding the scheme he has no confusion and edible rice would be distributed to the people of Kerala from tomorrow onwards.

In the first phase 20 lakh families and in the second phase 32 lakh families would be supplied with rice, the minister said. The list of those under the BPL category and those under APL category will be displayed outside each public distribution centre.





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