Chandigarh, June 4
With HAFED unable to offer mustard oil in June, the ration depots gained’t have the ability to distribute it to beneficiaries. So, the state has determined to deposit subsidy of Rs 250 per 2 litre into the financial institution accounts of AAY and BPL households.
A authorities spokesperson stated attributable to comparatively greater value of mustard available in the market, farmers had bought their crop at Rs 6,500 to Rs 7000 per quintal. Thus, mustard oil was not obtainable with HAFED.
This determination of instantly depositing subsidy will profit 11.41 lakh AAY and BPL households. This course of will proceed until mustard is accessible with HAFED.
In the meantime, the beneficiaries have additionally been knowledgeable in regards to the unavailability of salt as a result of lockdown thus it gained’t be distributed too. tns