Ration cards distribution from Feb 15
Karimnagar, Feb 2 (INN): Civil Supplies Minister D Sridhar Babu on Wednesday stated that the government will set up DPL Centres to distribute ration cards in the state. Talking to media persons after participating in Racha Banda organized at 31st division, Subhash Nagar in Karimnagar district, the Minister said the government will distribute ration cards to all eligible persons through DPL Centres from February 15.
Mr Sridhar Babu said the government has received requisitions from 7 lakh families seeking ration cards from across the state. Out of these, the government has decided to issue temporary ration cards to 5.5 lakh families.
The Minister said the government was experimenting Aadhar cards for first time in seven districts. After success of the trail programme, the government will extend the facility to remaining 13 districts. Mr Sridhar Babu said the government will distribute white ration cards to all eligible families based economic data.
News Posted: 2 February, 2011
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