Wed, Oct 07, 2015, 01:51 PM
Minister Etela Rajender informed Telangana Assembly today that the government is spending Rs. 800 crore in procuring over two lakh metric tonnes of fine rice annually, towards implementation of the midday meal scheme in the state. Despite hurdles, the government was firm on implementing this scheme as it benefits a huge section of the poor, he said. There should not be shortage of food, he added.