Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Anil Deshmukh said that those covered under the Antyodaya scheme would receive 35 kg of food grains per family, while others would get 5 kg of food grains per person.
The food grains would be priced the same for beneficiaries under both categories.
Wheat would be available for Rs 2 per kg, rice would be available at Rs 3 per kg, while cereals would be available at Re 1 per kg.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar is scheduled to launch the scheme at Patni grounds, at Airoli in Navi Mumbai on February 1.
District guardian ministers will symbolically launch the scheme in their respective districts by distributing food grains to ten beneficiaries between February 1 and February 8.


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