“A Task Force was constituted under the Chief Secretary which trimmed the list, beginning in April last year, while reviewing the eligibility criteria,” he said.
31,357 beneficiaries from middle-class area to receive Annapurna cards today.
The issue is price vs quantity, and residents believe they have got a bargain so bad they may starve
PIL alleges non-implementation of the Act by state govt since Sept 2013.
The campaigns were held in Sector 37, Ramdarbar, and Sanjay Colony, Phase 1, Industrial Area.
National Food Security Act was one of flagship programmes of the UPA-II introduced in 2013.
Half of state will now have to be covered under the act.
Last month, the state cabinet gave a green signal to redesign the public distribution system, clearing the process of biometric system for ration cards.
The Union govt’s U-turn on need to revisit Sec 66A of the Information Technology Act is disappointing.
Modi vows not to cut subsidy for the poor, Fadnavis does it silently
Act would ensure equitable distribution of food to all with focus on vulnerable sections of the society.
Tarun Gogoi urged Modi to continue the ration supply till implementation of the Food Security Act.
The UPA government brought the Food Security Act in the country.
Lower crude prices, delay in rollout of Food Security Act likely to help.
Even with higher expenditure, global factors favour us: Mayaram.