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Food Security Act to be implemented in Kerala in 2017: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A pilot project to supply ration food articles at the doorstep as part of implementing the Food Security Act would be launched in on November 1.

Initially, the scheme would be launched at Kollam in the next month, a release from the State Food Minister P Thilothaman's office said.

The government plans to implement the scheme to supply ration food articles at doorsteps across the state by April 2017, the release said.

The draft list of beneficiaries would be published by October 20 and 'file list' was expected to be ready by January next, it said.

The new ration cards would be distributed by February and the process is planned to be completed by March, the release said.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 21:13 IST