State Will Provide Enough Rice: Food Minister


Kolkata: State Government Food Minister Jyotipriyo Mallick said, state will provide 48 thousands ton of rice to Food Corporation of India (FCI) for many schemes including mid-day-mil.

According to Food Corporation, state has given 58 thousands ton rice to FCI till now. More 48 thousands ton will be distributed. A formal notice have issued in ten districts to give rice to FCI.

Food Minister said, local employees of FCI are reluctant to take the contribution. Senior officers have been informed on this note.