Agartala (IANS) : The central government has provided additional quota of rice at a subsidised rate for the poor living in 12 backward districts in the northeast, a state government official said here Monday.
"The union ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution on the direction of the Supreme Court has allocated additional quota of food grain to identified 174 districts in 27 states, which include 12 districts in northeast region," Tripura Principal Secretary (food department) B.K. Roy told reporters. Read more
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