The Centre is working on a solution to ensure that poor get benefits like free medicines and check-ups in speciality government hospitals on the basis of their BPL ration cards while eliminating income tax payers and top officials from the ambit of PDS.
A scheme to ensure home delivery of
food grains available under the public distribution system and
help the Maharashtra government save around Rs 200 crore per
year is awaiting the nod of the state cabinet.