Uttarakhand government launches Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana
The Uttarakhand government has recently launched Mukhyamantri Dal Poshit Yojana (MDPY) to provide low-priced pulses for poor in the State. As per scheme, two kg of pulses at subsidised rates would be made available to 23.32 lakh ration card holders every month. The Chana dal (chick peas split) is being made available at a rate of Rs 44 per kg / month. The current market rate of this pulse is Rs 65 to 70 per kg.