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Government launched 'Bharat Atta' to provide wheat flour at a subsidised rate

Published on November 09, 2023
Current Context: The Indian government launched a scheme called ‘Bharat Atta’ to provide wheat flour at a subsidized rate.
Government launched 'Bharat Atta' to provide wheat flour at a subsidised rate
  • Under this scheme, wheat flour is sold at a cut price of Rs.27.50 per kilo, compared to the market price of Rs.32-34 per kg.
  • The scheme was launched by the Union government to keep a lid on food prices during the festive season when demand for commodities rises.
  • The plan involves releasing a quarter of a million tonne of state-owned wheat to Kendriya Bhandar, a network of cooperative general stores, and the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation and National Cooperative Consumers’ Federation.
  • These agencies will sell the flour, branded Bharat Atta, at a cut price.
  • The subsidized flour will be available in stores run by Kendriya Bhandar, NAFED, NCCF and government cooperative outlets as well as food vans run by NAFED and NCCF.
  • The food minister flagged off 100 such vans.
  • These state agencies are getting wheat milled by firms tendered for the process.
  • This initiative is part of the government’s efforts to control inflation and ensure that high inflation doesn’t impact the common man.


Q.1 What is the purpose of the ‘Bharat Atta’ scheme?
a. To provide wheat flour at a subsidized rate
b. To provide rice at a subsidized rate
c. To provide sugar at a subsidized rate
d. To provide pulses at a subsidized rate
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