New Delhi, Oct 26 (IBNS) The government on Friday said Below Poverty Line (BPL) card holders will get sunsidised pulses through Public Distribution System (PDS).
"In view of mismatch between demand and supply of pulses and lower acreage under pulses in 2012-13, and delayed monsoon the Government has decided to provide Rs. 20/-as subsidy on the import of pulses to state Governments," said a government release on Friday.
"Imported pulses will supplied at reasonable prices to the BPL population through PDS. Designated import agencies will directly enter into contract with the States/UTs for supply of imported pulses," it said.