TRIPURA CM LAUNCHED SCHEME OF MASOOR DAL IN PDS! - DeskO [Desk Opinion]

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

TRIPURA CM LAUNCHED SCHEME OF MASOOR DAL IN PDS!

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today launched distribution of Masoor dal every month under public distribution system (PDS) against ration card to each of the family regardless the economic status.

Addressing the gathering, Deb said the decision was taken to ensure adequate nutrition supply to the people the state, government decided to supply one kg Masoor dal at the cost of Rs 40, which is at less than a half of the market price.

He said, the previous government had attempted but could not do it because of it’s policy. The state government would procure about 1,400 MT dal every month. He however, pointed out that subsequently the state government will supply sugar and edible oil at subsidize rate in PDS.

-UNI

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