Basudevpur Municipality
ବାସୁଦେବପୁର ପୌରପାଳିକା

Samir Ranjan Dash,
Executive Officer More

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National Food Security Act, 2013 :-As passed by the Parliament, Government has notified the National Food Security Act, 2013 on 10th September, 2013 with the objective to provide for food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach, by ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity. The Act provides for coverage of upto 75% of the rural population and upto 50% of the urban population for receiving subsidized food grains under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS), thus covering about two-thirds of the population. The eligible persons are entitled to receive 5 KGs of food grains per person per month at subsidised prices of Rs. 3/2/1 per Kg for rice/wheat/coarse grains. The existing Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) households, which constitute the poorest of the poor, will continue to receive 35 KGs of food grains per household per month.

Odisha State Food Security Scheme(SFSS)

This scheme has been launched by Govt. of Odisha on 2nd October, 2018 (Gandhi Jayanti) to provide subsidized food to poor in the state. The scheme provides rice at the rate of Rs. 1 per kilogram to the poor in the state. The main objective of the scheme is to make sure that everyone has food and on one is left out without food.
Under this scheme every family member is entitled to get 5kg per month at Rs. 1 per kg. The scheme is primarily for those who were left out of National food Security Act. 2013(NFSA),
State Food Security Scheme Eligibility

  • Residents of Odisha state only
  • Applicable only to Below Poverty Line(BPL) families.
Contact Person: Shri Ajay Kumar Das, Marketing Inspector
Contact Phone: 7077404235
Last updated on 2021-09-17 16:15:44