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Assam seeks 15,000 MT of rice from Food Corporation of India for flood victims

Assam has sought additional 15,000 metric tons (MT) of rice from Food Corporation of India (FCI) for the purpose

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 May 2020 2:29 AM GMT

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI: Assam has sought additional 15,000 metric tons (MT) of rice from Food Corporation of India (FCI) for the purpose of distribution among flood-affected people as gratuitous relief. The decision to procure the additional quantum of rice was taken during a recent meeting on flood preparedness held in Dispur. The State Food & Civil Supplies department has already written a letter to FCI towards this end. The Assam Government will bear the cost of such procurement of rice.

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