UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will officially launch the
food security scheme in Mizoram on September 20, but it would take some more time for its actual implementation, a state minister said today.
While visiting Aizawl on September 20, Gandhi would launch the Food Security Scheme to signify that it would be implemented in this Congress-ruled state, state's Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister H Rohluna said.
"(But) it is impossible to implement the Scheme immediately as there are a number of issues to be resolved before actual implementation," he said.
The minister expressed hope that a meeting convened by Union Food Minister K V Thomas in Delhi on October 4 would be crucial for settling unresolved issues on the scheme.
Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla had earlier said the state government would make all efforts to implement the Scheme despite a plethora of problems, including financial, being faced by his government.
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