Antyodaya Anna Yojana

17 lakh to get fortified rice through PDS in two Tamil Nadu districts

"There is no maximum cap for purchasing fortified rice. An AAY card holder, eligible for 20 kgs of rice a month, can opt for nutritional rice for this entire allocation (20 kgs),” said an official. 

published on : 19th September 2022

5.6 lakh of TN’s ‘poorest of poor’ own two gas cylinders?

Following the report, the State civil supplies department recently commenced a field verification of 5.67 lakh such cards to check if the families own two cylinders.

published on : 6th August 2022

Tamil Nadu sees increase in BPL cards, experts cite 'liberal rules' as reason

Last May, 1.09 crore poor families in Tamil Nadu had ration cards, of which 90.96 lakh were priority households and 18.10 lakh were Antyodaya Anna Yojana cards.

published on : 15th June 2022