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CM launches ‘Chana Vitaran’

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday inaugurated Swadisht Chana Vitaran Yojana in the state. Under nutritious meal scheme, chickpeas will be distributed in scheduled areas of Chhattisgarh with the objective of eradicating malnutrition.

Chief Minister Baghel flagged off 10 trucks of chickpeas from his official residence in Civil Lines Raipur for Bastar region. On the occasion, Food Minister Amarjeet Bhagat, Industry Minister Kawasi Lakhma, Revenue Minister Jaisingh Agrawal, MLA Dhanendra Sahu, Food Department Secretary Kamalpreet Singh and department officials were also present.

It is noteworthy that under PDS, chickpeas will be distributed in scheduled and Maada areas of the state via fair price shops. Every month two kg chickpeas will be   supplied at Rs 5/kg to the poor families in all the 85 scheduled blocks and Maada areas of the state.

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