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HP govt supplies basic goods to snowbound Lahaul & Spiti

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

The government Tuesday said essential items have been supplied to the tribal district of and Spiti which remains snowbound and disconnected from rest of the country.

A of the said here that adequate quota of ration, LPG, petrol, kerosene oil, timber and other essential items has been provided to the people of the district till June 2019 so that they do not face any scarcity during the winters.

The Food and Civil Supplies department has already supplied the essential items as per the requirement of the people of and Spiti, including Kaza, and more stock will be sent as long as the roads are open, he said.

The said keeping in view heavy loss to crops and fruits due to untimely snowfall and incessant rains in the month of September this year, the government has decided to provide ration at BPL rates to all the people of the district for a period of six months.

The is also bearing the total expenditure of of fodder to and Spiti, he added.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 23:50 IST