Puducherry: Families covered under PDS to get 2 kg sugar free on Diwali

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Puducherry: The government will provide two kg of sugar free of cost for Diwali to the families covered under public distribution system in the Union Territory, said Chief Minister N Rangasamy.

Along with sugar, the government will also provide 10 kg rice and both commodities will be distributed through a public distribution system, he said.

The government’s drive would benefit around 3.50 lakh families. Rangasamy also announced a slew of measures to benefit the workers, including hike in wages, attached to the Cooperative Milk Producers Federation (PONLAIT).

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