GoI: 2200 Essential Kits created by “Kendriya Bhandar” distributed to the BPL
On April 8, 2020, the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances distributed the essential kits to the needy families. The kits were produced by the Kendriya Bhandar.
What is the Essential Kit?
The Essential Kit consisted of 3 kgs of rice, 3 kgs of wheat, 2 kgs of dal, 1 litre of cooking oil, poha, salt, bathing soap, biscuits and detergent soap bars. The kits were prepared by the Kendriya Bhandar.
Kendriya Bhandar is the Central Government Employees Consumer Cooperative Society that was set up in 1963. It operates under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions of India. The organization was registered as the multi state consumer cooperative society in September 2000.
The main objective of the Kendriya Bhandar is to obtain essential commodities for the benefit of central government employees. It supplies to the subsidiary organizations of GoI and also to Government Departments. They also import and export consumer goods.
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