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2 Rupee per kg rice scheme from April 7

Government to implement the scheme from Ugadi

Hyderabad, December 17, 2007

The State Government has decided to implement the Rs.2 a kg scheme from April 7 to coincide with Ugadi. More than 1.70 crore white cardholders will get rice at Rs.2 a kg subject to a maximum of Rs.20 kg a month. Speaking to media, the Information Minister, A Ramanaryana Reddy said that the allocation for the scheme which was expected to place an additional commitment of Rs.1,200 crore on the government.

He said that the Chief Minister, Dr.YS Rajasekhara Reddy would launch the fourth phase of land distribution involving 1.5 acres on January 19 in Chittoor district. He said that the title deeds to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families that had occupied cultivable lands belonging to the Government after waiving the proposed fifty percent additional cost.

He added that the Cabinet has decided to set up an Indira Gandhi Centre for Advanced Research in Livestock at Pulivendula under private-public partnership at a cost of Rs.386 crore and to amend the Act relating to JNTU to provide right of appeal to students and employees against the decisions taken by higher officials.

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