Rs 1-a-kg fine rice scheme across the Telangana State
Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali promised total transparency in the implementation of Rs 1-a-kg fine rice scheme across the Telangana State.
After launching the scheme at Malakpet on Tuesday, the Deputy Chief Minister said the implementation of the scheme was being monitored by a Task Force headed by Civil Supplies Minister Eatala Rajender.
Deputy CM said steps were being taken to prevent black marketing of fine rice meant for the poor people and added deserving beneficiaries were being supplied with six kg of fine rice per person at the rate of Re 1 a kg and there would be no mediators.
The scheme was also launched by Home Minister Naini Narasimha Reddy, Commercial Taxes Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav and Excise Minister T Padma Rao at different places in Hyderabad city.