Distribution of free Onam food kit for yellow cardholders begins today
Pathanamthitta: The free grocery kit announced by the state government ahead of Onam festival will be distributed in phases from Thursday, said district supply officer.
The kit will be first distributed to Antyodaya Anna Yojana beneficiaries or the yellow cardholders on August 13, 14 and 16. And then Priority Households (PHH) category or Pink cardholders will be provided with the kit followed by Non Priority Subsidy and Non Priority Non Subsidy (White and Blue cardholders).
He also said that in August, the non-priority ration card holders will be given 10 kilogram rice at Rs 15 per kg.