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Odisha govt increases kerosene quota under PDS

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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has decided to provide 2.5 litres of kerosene per month for each family under the public distribution system (PDS), informed Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Minister Surjya Narayan Patro today.

The move will benefit around 44 lakh BPL families of the state, Patro said.

The hiked kerosene quota will be implemented from June, this year. Earlier, 650 milliliters of kerosene per head per month was provided under the PDS.