New Delhi: The Central Government has made a big announcement to provide relief to the common man from the rising prices of wheat. The government has decided that flour will now be available at government outlets like Kendriya Bhandar at a lower price. The flour will be available at Kendriya Bhandar at a price of only Rs 29.50 per kg. This flour will be of Bharat Atta brand.
Let us tell you that the rising prices of flour were reviewed by Food Secretary Sanjeev Chopra, after which this decision has been taken and instructions have been given to increase the supply of flour. The Food Secretary also said that flour will also be delivered to the people through mobile vans. It will be arranged. According to the Food Secretary, the name and price of flour will have to be written in bold. From February 6, NCCF and NAFED will also sell flour at this rate.
It may be noted that the central government has reserved 3 lakh tonnes of wheat flour to cooperative societies, government PSUs, and federations like Kendriya Bhandar, NAFED, and NCCF at the rate of Rs 23.50 per kg. Bharat Atta can be sold at a maximum price of Rs 29.50 per kg at government outlets. It is noteworthy that the Food Secretary met Kendriya Bhandar, NAFED, FCI, and NCCF. Thereafter, he decided that these institutions would lift up to 3 lakh metric tonnes of wheat from FCI depots. Then this wheat will be converted into flour. After this, the flour will be sold to consumers at Rs 29.50 per kg through different retail outlets and mobile vans.
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