'Akki Santhe', a blessing for poor: MLA

MLA C T Ravi inaugurating ‘Akki Santhe’ at Sakharayapatna by distributing rice to a physically handicapped beneficiary.

Distributing rice to the poor under the programme at Sakharayapatna on Tuesday, Ravi said that the scheme aims at providing food security to the poor.

Under the programme each family is given 50 kg rice at Rs 9.40 per kg and the government is planning to hold four to five Akki Santhe in a month in future.

GP Member Lokesh said that more and more people should make use of the programme.

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