Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare
Supply of PDS rice for BPL And KBK APL – PDS rice is being supplied at Rs. 2.00 kg to all the BPL families and non-BPL families in KBK districts with effect from August, 2008. The scale of entitlement is 25 kg per family per month. Antyodaya Anna Yojana – 35 kg rice per family per month is being provided for 12.645 lakh AAY families at Rs. 2/- per kg from August, 2008. Prior to this, the consumer price was Rs.3 per kg. Destitute old age persons who are otherwise eligible for old age pension, but not included in the scheme are provided 10 kg rice free of cost under this scheme. 64800 persons have been covered under the scheme.