Bengal govt brings one-year special food package for pregnant women

Last Modified Sunday, 28 October 2018 (13:53 IST)
Kolkata: The State Food Supplies Department has created a one-year special food package for pregnant women.
 
As part of the package, 10,000 needy women, during the period of pregnancy as well as post-childbirth, along with their children, will be provided a special food package free of cost.
 
This was recently announced by the Food Supplies Minister.
 
The package would consist of 2 kg pulses, 5 kg rice, 2 kg flour (atta) and 1 kg soybean.
 
The list of needy women has been prepared with the help of the Women & Child Development and Social Welfare Department. Next year, 10,000 more women would be included in the package. (UNI)