The Health department has clarified that the benefits given to beneficiaries under the health assurance scheme has been generalised and no specialisation has been earmarked for any category.
In comparison, the state government will spend Rs 185 crore for people covered under the state food security scheme, he added.
He said the Rajasthan government has been demanding that the Centre expand the scope of the NFSA on the basis of the current population.
Govt downgrades them to NPHH category and replaces them with eligible families
The Civil Supplies Corporation has already borrowed Rs 31,000 crore for the purpose, he explained.
In UP, the total beneficiary units of family ration card holders are 14.97 crore and units of Antyodaya card holders are 1.31 crore.
She further said Odisha and Uttar Pradesh bagged the first two places and the rank was decided based on the functioning of the civil supplies system in the States and Union Territories.
The bench said no citizen in the country should die of hunger.
Official sources said that since implementation of NFSA in the State in 2015, Odisha has followed it up with a robust end-to-end computerization of TPDS operations.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal explained that under the Act the Centre provided highly subsidised food grains to approximately 80 crore people - five kilogram to a person every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.
26 districts have not submitted utilisation certificates for the last four financial years