Thu, Nov 13, 2014, 01:31 PM
Civil Supplies Minister Etela Rajender, in reply to a question on the ration cards and rice supply, said in TS assembly today that screening of the applications for food cards is in progress. The cards will be issued after the pensions cards are finalized, he disclosed. The Minister said that there are 80.13 lakh BPL cards and 14.18 lakh pink cards in the state now and 12 lakh duplicate cards have been cancelled. He said that TS government has enhanced rice quota to 6 kg per head per month and increased the income limit of a household to be eligible for getting ration card.