Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Distribution of Fortified Ration, 27/06/2019
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Distribution of Fortified Ration, 27/06/2019. As per the information received from Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Department of Food & Public Distribution has approved the "Centrally Sponsored Pilot Scheme on Fortification of Rice & its distribution through Public Distribution System". Financial Assistance up to 90% in case of North-Eastern, Hilly and Island States and upto 75% in case of rest of the States has been extended. Further, Government of India has also advised all States/UTs especially those States/UTs that are distributing wheat flour through Public Distribution System (PDS), to distribute fortified wheat flour through PDS. The details of the States/UTs disbursing fortified ration through PDS is Annexed.