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One Nation One Ration Card scheme rolled out in 34 states & UTs, has benefitted 75 crore people

The One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme has been rolled out in 34 states and Union Territories masking 75 crore beneficiaries, the Union Ministry of Meals and Public Distribution mentioned on Thursday.

The remaining two states — Assam and Chhattisgarh — might be lined quickly, the Ministry added.

In response to the division, 50 crore portability transactions have been completed beneath the ONORC plan, delivering foodgrains equal to about Rs 34,100 crore in subsidies.

“About 45 crore portability transactions occurred throughout the Covid-19 interval, equal to about Rs 30,100 crore in meals subsidy,” the division mentioned.

Addressing an internet press convention, Sudhanshu Pandey, the secretary of the division, mentioned that inter-state transactions have crossed 2 lakh this month. He added that Delhi, from the place ONORC began, is registering one of many highest numbers of inter-state transportable transactions.

S Jagannathan, the joint secretary, mentioned that Assam and Chhattisgarh might be lined by the tip of the present monetary yr.

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