Bengal ensures food security for over 8.5 crore people: Mamata

Last Updated: Tue, Oct 16, 2018 10:38 hrs
Mamata Banerjee (Source: AP photo)

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state ensured food security for more than 8.5 crore people through its "Khadya Sathi" scheme.

"Today is #WorldFoodDay. We have ensured the food security of more than 8.5 crore people of #Bangla through Khadya Sathi Scheme," Banerjee tweeted.

Highlighting the ones who are given special attention she wrote: "Special assistance is also provided to the people of Jangalmahal and Hill areas, Aila-affected areas, farmers of Singur, tea garden workers and Toto tribe."