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Standing Committee Member Expresses Concern on One Nation One Ration Card Scheme 

The Standing Committee on Labour in Lok Sabha has expressed concern about the progress made by Central government's "One Nation One Ration Card" scheme and "Affordable Rental Housing Complex (ARHC)" scheme. Out of 81 crore ration card holders, only 2000 benefited, a member of the committee told PTI. He further stated that the ARHC scheme didn't gain a lot of ground as Punjab was the only state that served a memorandum.

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 05:16 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

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