Goyal flags off 100 mobile vans to sell Bharat rice at ₹29/kg

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday 100 vans in Delhi selling government-subsidized Bharati rice at ₹ 29/kg in 5 kg and 10 kg packs. It will be available in 18,000 stores, including e-commerce platforms across the country, in the coming days. According to the minister, the government has been trying to ensure that daily food is available to the consumer at a reasonable price when the retail prices of rice have increased by 15 percent in the last year. People Each bag of ‘Bharat rice’ is 5 percent broken, officials said.

Personal Experience

Sharing his personal experience, Goyal said that he has already used ‘Bharat dal’ and ‘Bharat atta’ and both are delicious. “Now I have bought Bharati rice,” he said. For the first time, the Center will sell subsidized Bharat atta at ₹ 27.50/kg and Bharat Dal (gram dal) at ₹ 60/kg to retail consumers. Food Corporation of India (FCI) will supply 5 lakh tonnes of rice to National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED), National Consumer Cooperative Federation (NCCF) and Kendriya Bhandari in the first phase. and packaging of Bharati rice for resale to consumers. These offices also sell Bharat brand atta and dal.

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