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Govt to supply 7kg/person subsidised foodgrain under PDS for 3 months: Food ministry official

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NEW DELHI: The government will supply over next three months additional 2kg subsidised foodgrains under the PDS, taking the total monthly quota to 7 kg per person, a senior food ministry official said on Thursday.
On Wednesday, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had approved the food ministry's proposed to supply extra two kilo subsidised foodgrains to over 80 crore people registered under the Public Distribution System (PDS) amid nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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The official said the extra two kilo subsidised foodgrains over and above the existing monthly quota will be supplied for Read More – Source