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CCEA gives green signal to Rs 5,237 crore scheme to provide pulses to states for PDS

CCEA gives green signal to Rs 5,237 crore scheme to provide pulses to states for PDS

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The Center today chose to offer about 3.5 million tons of pulses to states at Rs 15 for every kg bring down cost than the discount rate for circulation under PDS and other welfare plans, costing exchequer Rs 5,237 crore. The choice was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) which was also led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the meeting. This will be one-time agreement for a time of a year.

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