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  Business   Economy  15 Sep 2017  Sugar quota raised for BPL families, Antyoday card holders

Sugar quota raised for BPL families, Antyoday card holders

PTI
Published : Sep 15, 2017, 4:12 pm IST
Updated : Sep 15, 2017, 4:12 pm IST

Sugar quota per family per month is increased from 500 grams to one kg.

PDS sugar rate for select groups is also hiked from Rs 15 per kg to Rs 20.
 PDS sugar rate for select groups is also hiked from Rs 15 per kg to Rs 20.

Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Friday announced increasing the quota of sugar for people living Below the Poverty Line (BPL) and those having Antyoday cards.

The quota per family per month is increased from 500 grams to one kg, while the rate is also hiked from Rs 15 per kg to Rs 20, a GR issued today stated. There are some 55,000 fair price shops in Maharashtra.

 

Tags: pds sugar, sugar for bpl families, antyoday cards
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)