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  • Dushyant Chautala's big announcement
  • BPL cardholders to get sunflower oil
  • 57k new beneficiaries included in list

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As the Deputy CM overseeing the Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Department, he highlighted the state government's decision to raise the income limit for BPL cardholders from Rs 1.20 lakh annually to Rs 1.80 lakh two years ago.

BPL cardholders to get sunflower oil from April 1:deputy CM Chautala

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, announced that starting April 1, 2024, sunflower oil will also be made available on demand to BPL card holders of the state.

Providing updates on the initiatives in the interest of BPL cardholders, the Deputy Chief Minister said even after increasing the income limit in the state, about 57 lakh new beneficiaries have come under the ambit of BPL. As the Deputy CM overseeing the Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Department, he highlighted the state government's decision to raise the income limit for BPL cardholders from Rs 1.20 lakh annually to Rs 1.80 lakh two years ago.

Responding about the concerns raised by some people about a decrease in the number of BPL beneficiaries, Chautala clarified that before the revision of the limit in December 2022, there were 26,94,484 BPL cards and 1,22,12,778 beneficiaries. Following the limit revision, as of January 2024, the number of BPL cards has increased to 44,86,954, with beneficiaries reaching 1,79,44,045. In total, approximately 57 lakh beneficiaries have been newly added to the BPL list.


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