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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

BPL ration cards


Low-income families reduced meals per day: IIM-A report

May 08, 2020 4:13 pm

Among those who had ration cards, the reasons cited for not being able to access ration included shops in their vicinity being shut, shops having a low supply of grains or being overcrowded.

Not just 2013, in 2008 too: Chhattisgarh’s fake ration cards given as election sop

August 02, 2014 9:10 am

The Congress has now demanded a CBI inquiry into all ration cards made in Chhattisgarh in the past six-seven years.

A rich man’s BPL

November 04, 2010 3:02 am

To secure a below poverty line (BPL) card,the poor have to pay huge bribes!

52,000 fake beneficiaries of BPL ration cards in UP,govt cracks whip

January 17, 2010 2:31 am

As many as 52,000 fake beneficiaries of BPL and Anotdaya ration cards are eating into the foodgrain meant for the thousands of poor families of Uttar Pradesh.

Soon,cash not grains on BPL ration cards

September 03, 2009 12:10 am

While the World Bank has offered to assist the government in re-structuring the Public Distribution System,the Delhi government is set to soon initiate a pilot project to launch its ‘cash for food’ programme in the Capital.