‘One Nation, One Ration Card’: Ram Vilas Paswan reviews plan, four more states adopt ration scheme
Union Minister of Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan yesterday held a review meeting on the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme, following which four more states have adopted a ration-tighten scheme
Thus, so far a total of 24 states and union territories have adopted the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ scheme.
According to the government, the rest of the states will also join the scheme by March 31, 2021.
With 24 states currently coming up, the government has reached about 65% of the beneficiaries through the scheme.
A beneficiary of a ration card, regardless of wherever they are in the country, can avail ration under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) through one of their national ration cards.
Consumer Affairs Minister Ramvilas Paswan has recently reviewed the progress of the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ plan.