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Jharkhand withdraws direct benefit transfer scheme for food subsidy after problems in implementation

The Jharkhand government on Wednesday issued instructions to immediately end the direct benefit transfer scheme for food subsidy in the state’s Nagri block. It also announced that the earlier arrangement, wherein users of the public distribution system would get subsidised rice at Re 1 per kg, would be reinstated after the Centre approved its request, which was made in May. Read More