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Thiruvananthapuram: The distribution of Onam food Kit through the ration shops will commence from August 23. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the Onam kit distribution on August 22. All ration-card holders in the state will get the kit for free of cost.
The food kits will be distributed to AAI (Yellow) card holders on August 23 and 24. PHH (Pink) cardholders will receive the kits on August 25, 26, and 27. The food kits for NPS (Blue) cardholders will be distributed on August 29, 30, 31 and NPNS (White) cardholders will get the kits on September 1, 2, and 3. If the cardholders were not able to receive the kit on the designated dates, then they could receive the same on the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th of September.
Further, the ration shops will be working on Sunday, September 4. There will be no distribution of kits after September 7. All the cardholders should make sure to collect the kits from their respective ration shops.
The kit includes 14 items, including a cloth bag.
The list of the items is as follows:
1: Cashew Nuts: 50 gm
2: Milma ghee: 50 ml.
3: Sabari Chilli Powder: 100 gm
4: Sabari turmeric powder: 100 gm
5: Cardamom: 20 gm
6: Sabari coconut oil: 500 ml.
7: Sabari tea: 100 gm
8:Jaggery Chips: 100 gm
9: Raw Rice(Unnakalari): 500 gm
10:Sugar: 1 kg
11: Mung bean: 500 gram
12: Tur Dal: 250 gms
13: Salt: 1 kg
14: Cloth bag : 1