Jharkhand to give poor lungi, dhoti, saree at ₹10

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

Staff Writer
Updated17 Oct 2020, 06:08 AM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren(PTI)

Chief Minister Hemant Soren-led Jharkhand government on Friday announced that it will give dhotis or lungis, and sarees to all families in the state living below the poverty line twice a year at a subsidised rate of 10.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet, chaired by CM Soren.

All eligible householders of the state covered by the National Food Security Act and those families eligble under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana will be given the clothes at an interval of six months, according to the Chief Minister's Office.

The clothes will be distributed at a subsidised rate of 10 per dhoti/lungi and 10 per saree.

In the present financial year, the clothes will be distributed once.

The ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha had promised to give dhoti and saree to the people in its election manifesto.

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