The Government of Karnataka’s most ambitious programme Anna Bhagya announced immediately after the formation of Government, has been given a facelift ! Now, the scheme, provides rice to the poor free of cost ( as against Re 1/ kg of rice earlier) and also one Litre of palm oil at Rs 25 and 1 kg iodised salt at Rs. 2, One KG of sugar at a subsidised price of Rs 13.50 per K G is provided. This welfare initiative of the State Government benefits 1.07 Crore families and covers two thirds population of the State almost four Crore people.
The State Government’s objective is to make the State hungerfree and eliminate malnutrition.