Hyderabad, March 16 (INN): Finance and Civil Supplies Minister Eatala Rajender on Monday informed that Telangana Legislative Assembly that the process to issue new Food Security Cards has been going on.
Replying to a question raised by MLA Bodiga Shobha and others during Question Hour, the minister admitted that the State Government proposes to supply six kgs of subsidised rice to each member of the Below Poverty Line families in the State. He said that the verification of applications for issue of food security cards to eligible families is in process. The actual number of eligible families can be arrived only after verification is completed.
Eatala said that the estimated expenditure would be known only after the actual number of cards/beneficiaries are identified.