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Food Security Act implemented: Paswan

  1. Source: Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan
  2. What: The National Food Security Act (NFSA), which envisages supply of subsidised foodgrains, has been implemented across the country
  3. Why: Kerala and Tamil Nadu have also rolled out the NFSA from November. With this, the Act now has been implemented in all the States and Union Territories
  4. 81.34 crore persons will get wheat at Rs. 2 per kg and rice at Rs. 3 per kg

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