Rajasthan to be 12th state to complete ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ reform

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With this, the state has become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of Rs 2,731 crore through Open Market Borrowings….reports Asian Lite News

Rajasthan has become the 12th state in the country to successfully undertake ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ reform stipulated by the Union Finance Ministry.

With this, the state has become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of Rs 2,731 crore through Open Market Borrowings. Permission for the same has been issued by the Department of Expenditure.

Rajasthan has now joined 11 other states namely, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh, who have completed this reform.

On completion of ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ system reform, these 12 states have been granted additional borrowing permission of Rs 33,440 crore by the Department of Expenditure.

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ system is a citizen-centric reform. Its implementation ensures availability of ration to beneficiaries under National Food Security Act (NFSA) and other welfare schemes, especially the migrant workers and their families, at any Fair Price Shop (FPS) across the country.

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