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 10-September-2012

 WHEAT AT RS. 2 KG AND RICE AT RS. 3 FOR 244 LAKH FAMILIES UNDER AAY

 

Backgrounder

 

 

The Center provides foodgrain at highly subsidised prices i.e. at the rate of Rs. 2 per kg for wheat and Rs. 3 per kg for rice to about 2.43 lakh familes living below the poverty line under its Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) .  Each Family is issued total 35 kg foodgrains per month. Antyodaya Anna Yojana scheme reflects the commitment of the Government of India to serve the poorest of the poor in rural and urban areas.

 

          The State Governments have been requested to ensure that the end retail price is retained at Rs.2/-per Kg for wheat and Rs.3/- per Kg. for rice to meet the objective of the scheme. Allocation for AAY for the last 3 years and current year is as follows:

( Fig. in Thousand Tons)

SL.NO

STATES/UTs

 

 

 

ALLOCATION

 

 

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

1

ANDHRA PRADESH

654.288

654.288

654.288

654.288

2

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

15.972

15.972

15.972

15.972

3

ASSAM

295.692

295.692

295.692

295.692

4

BIHAR

1,019.988

1,047.884

1,050.420

1,050.420

5

CHHATTISGARH

301.944

301.944

301.944

301.944

6

DELHI

63.084

63.084

63.084

63.084

7

GOA

6.108

6.108

6.108

6.108

8

GUJARAT

340.080

340.080

340.080

340.080

9

HARYANA

122.820

122.820

122.820

122.820

10

HIMACHAL PD

82.740

82.740

82.740

82.740

11

JAMMU & KASHMIR

107.388

107.388

107.388

107.388

12

JHARKHAND

385.536

385.527

385.524

385.524

13

KARNATAKA

503.892

503.892

497.373

477.816

14

KERALA

250.260

250.260

250.260

250.260

15

MADHYA PRADESH

664.260

664.260

664.260

664.260

16

MAHARASHTRA

1,034.880

1,034.880

1,034.880

1,034.880

17

MANIPUR

26.724

26.724

26.724

26.724

18

MEGHALAYA

29.484

29.484

29.484

29.484

19

MIZORAM

10.920

10.920

10.920

10.920

20

NAGALAND

19.968

19.968

19.968

19.968

21

ORISSA

531.120

531.120

531.120

531.120

22

PUNJAB

75.360

75.360

75.360

75.360

23

RAJASTHAN

391.488

391.488

391.488

391.488

24

SIKKIM

6.936

6.936

6.936

6.936

25

TAMILNADU

783.144

783.144

783.144

783.144

26

TRIPURA

47.520

47.520

47.520

47.520

27

UTTAR PRADESH

1,719.480

1,719.480

1,719.480

1,719.480

28

UTTARAKHAND

63.516

69.072

80.184

80.184

29

WEST BENGAL

621.684

621.684

621.684

621.684

30

A&N ISLANDS

1.800

1.800

1.800

1.800

31

CHANDIGARH

0.624

0.624

0.624

0.624

32

D&N HAVELI

2.196

2.196

2.196

2.196

33

DAMAN &  DIU

0.636

0.636

0.636

0.636

34

LAKSHADWEEP

0.498

0.504

0.504

0.504

35

PUDUCHERRY

13.548

13.548

13.548

13.548

 

TOTAL

10,195.578

10,229.027

10,236.153

10,216.596

 

 

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