Karnataka planning BPL cards for garment factory workers


It had been estimated that more than four lakh people were employed in garment units in the city alone and many of them were living below the povety line, he told reporters here.

Halappa rejected opposition allegations that the government was not distributing ration to BPL card holders
Out of 78 lakh BPL card holders, only 63 lakh had submitted their photo identity cards during the verification process initiated by the government to weed out ineligible families and bogus cards, he said.
Those BPL card holders who were not receiving subsidised food grain could contact a toll free number for help 180 425 339, he said.

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