Allocation of kerosene has been issued by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department for distribution to consumers by fair price shops and hawkers in the month of February. A total allocation of 108 kilo liters of kerosene has been issued for the month of February 2021 for Bemetara district for ration cards and hawkers prevailing under the Chhattisgarh Food and Nutrition Security Act. In February 2021, all priority, Antyodaya and Annapurna ration cards prevalent under the public distribution system will be eligible for kerosene.
Food department officials said that maximum 2 liters of kerosene will be eligible for ration card holders in urban areas, maximum 3 liters in scheduled areas under rural areas and maximum 2 liters of kerosene in non-scheduled areas. The hawkers who distribute the kerosene will stand in front of the fair price shop set by the district administration and distribute the kerosene to the ration card holders.