Public Distribution Scheme

Rice for all the selected beneficiaries at Re.1/- per kg

It has been an exemplary step on the part of the State Govt. to distribute rice at Re.1/- per kg under various State & centrally sponsored schemes. This initiative helps to mitigate the maladies of hunger deprivation and poverty. AAY scheme specifically caters to the need of the poorest of poor people living in urban & rural areas, who face difficulties to buy essential commodities even at a relatively lower price. At present rice at price of Re.1/- per kg is distributed among the targeted groups under following scheme from Feb'2013.


Sl.No Scheme No. of beneficiaries Scale of Entitlement Consumerprice per kg(Rs.)
1 BPL 36,90,027 25 kg 1.00
2 KBK APL 5,32,133 25 kg 1.00
3 AAY 12,53,164 35 kg 1.00
4 ST/SC Hostel 4,15,357 15 kg 1.00
5 Rice for Differently-able Persons (RDP) 76,534 10 kg 1.00

BPL rice for Welfare Institution:
Sl.No Scheme No. of Inmates Scale of Entitlement Consumerprice per kg(Rs.)
1 Welfare Institution 11,705 15 kg 6.30

ANNAPURNA SCHEME:

Under this scheme rice is distributed to destitute citizens who are above the age of 65 years at free of cost. The scheme exclusively benefits those aged people who are not included under the National Old Age Pension Scheme.

Sl.No Scheme No. of beneficiaries Scale of Entitlement Consumerprice per kg(Rs.)
1 Annapurna 63,759 10 kg Free of cost

APL RICE:

APL rice is distributed to the Inmates/Boarders of APL rice for Prisoners of Jails, ST/SC Hostels managed by NOGs & Adrut Children Homes.

Sl.No Scheme No. of beneficiaries Scale of Entitlement Consumerprice per kg(Rs.)
1 APL rice for Prisoners of Jails 9.30
2 ST/SC Hostels managed by NOGs 12,302 15 kg 9.30
3 Adrut Children Homes 256 15 kg 9.30

APL WHEAT:

Wheat is distributed to the APL card holders at a subsidized price .

Sl.No Scheme No. of beneficiaries Scale of Entitlement Consumerprice per kg(Rs.)
1 APL 35,91,809 7 kg 7.00

LEVY SUGAR:

Sugar is provided to the BPL & AAY beneficiaries at a subsidized price .

Sl.No Scheme No. of beneficiaries Scale of Entitlement Consumerprice per kg(Rs.)
1 Levy Sugar 49,43,191 2 kg 13.5