For those who use ration cards, there is good news. If you also benefit from Free Ration, the Central Government releases much information. The ration rules will reportedly undergo a significant adjustment starting on April 20. The new law of rationing will be in effect starting on April 20. You should immediately know the new policy if you use the Free Ration Scheme and own a ration card. We'd like to let you know that this new rule will impact, among other things, 269 districts.
It will be implemented across the country by March 2024.
Let us inform you that the government is providing fortified (nutrient-enriched) rice through the public distribution system. The building of this facility has started in many areas of the country. Additionally, it will be implemented in all districts by March 2024.
Union Food Minister gave information.
The Union Food Secretary, Sanjeev Chopra, indicated that it started to be implemented on April 20 in several districts of Rajasthan. PM Modi has stated that wholesome items would be supplied through government programs while delivering the information. The government has chosen to distribute fortified rice as a result.
Women's anemia will no longer be a problem.
Due to this central government decision, we can assure you that the issue of anemia in children and women will no longer exist. Additionally, in October 2021, a plan for gradually delivering fortified rice with micronutrients was initiated.
The central government's initiative is excellent.
Sanjeev Chopra, the union's food secretary, informed us that the state government has successfully distributed fortified rice from the previous two rounds. The Central Government's initiative is excellent. It is well received. In the past two years, positive results have been observed.
The country produces 17.5 lakh tonnes of fortified rice.
According to the food secretary, distribution of fortified rice through PDS (ration stores) has already begun in 269 districts. The remaining districts will be included in the plan by the deadline if we keep up our current work rate. According to him, there are around 735 districts in the nation, and in these districts, more than 80% of the people eat rice. Since the country can currently produce roughly 17 lakh tonnes of fortified rice, plenty is available.