Distribution of free Onam kit begins in Kozhikode
11,472 kits were distributed
The Civil Supplies Department has started distributing free Onam kits in the district as part of the relief efforts during Covid 19. The kits will be distributed to AAY cardholders in the first phase. Of the total 38,849 AAY (yellow) cardholders in the district, 11,472 received kits on Thursday. Kit distribution to AAY cardholders will continue on Friday (August 14) and Sunday (August 16). The kits are distributed through ration shops.
Sugar (1 kg), green beans / lentils (500 g), jaggery (1 kg), chilli powder (100 g), coriander powder (100 g),Turmeric powder (100 g), sambar powder (100 g), coconut oil (500 ml) / sunflower oil (1l), pappadam (1 packet), semia / cheese (1 packet), wheat crumbs (1 kg) . The food kit consists of 11 items. The kits, prepared at various centers under the leadership of Supplyco, were delivered to ration shops yesterday. A total of 7,68,889 cardholders in various categories in the district will get government free kits during Onam.
The kit will be distributed to PH (pink) ration card holders from August 19 to 22 and to blue and white card holders before Onam, the district supply officer said. The district collector has announced that ration shops will be exempted from the complete lockdown on Sunday due to the distribution of kits.