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The Centre has allocated additional foodgrains to some of the states, on their request, on subsidized rates under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).
Odisha has been made additional allocation of 2995 MTs. of rice for distribution to 17,118 APL familes of Kandhamal district @ 35 kg. per family/month at AAY price of Rs.3/- per kg.
Assam has been allocated additional foodgrains for APL families. Rice has been allocated @ Rs.11.85 per kg and wheat @ Rs.8.45 per kg.
West Bengal has also been allocated 1.00 MTs of rice at Open Market Price for drought affected people in the State.
Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India