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New ration cards will be issued by Ugadi

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Visakhapatnam

The Chairman of AP State Civil Supplies Corporation Mallela Linga Reddy said here today that the new ration cards will be issued by Ugadi.

‘Everyone who has applied for a ration card would get it. The Government wants to see everyone in the State has a ration card – ration card is a great benefit to the card holder. It does not entail just the essential commodities but a house site, scholarship, house and other benefits from the government. Each family would get a benefit worth Rs.5 lakh to Rs.10 lakh, he said at a press conference.

On the ePass problem, he said that a few thousands among the 1.40 crore ration card holders faced the problem and hence it could not be termed as a big problem. The corporation was ready to spend Rs.100 crore on construction of godowns and would sanction fund to each district depending on its needs said Linga Reddy.


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