Centre stopped our doorstep ration delivery scheme, claims Delhi govt


Samples of pulses are displayed in a wholesaler at Khari Baoli spice market in New Delhi (Representational Image) | Photo: Ruhani Kaur | Bloomberg


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New Delhi: The Centre has stopped the Arvind Kejriwal government’s ambitious doorstep delivery of ration scheme that was set to be launched soon, official sources in Delhi government said on Saturday.

According to them, all preparations for doorstep delivery of ration scheme were in place and it was scheduled to be launched from next week.

“The scheme was stopped by the Centre on the basis that its approval was not sought before implementation,” they said.


Also read: Delhi’s poor still wait for Kejriwal’s promised free ration, 2 months into 2nd Covid wave


 

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