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Bihar first state to launch food security scheme

Bihar first state to launch food security scheme

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The National Food Security Act (NFSA), which guarantees foodgrains at nominal prices to the poor, was on Saturday launched in some districts of Bihar, making it the first state to do so. Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who addressed a function marking the symbolic launch of the scheme, said 84% (6.90 crore) of the rural […]

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