Free rice distribution,announced by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will begin today through ration shops.However,strict guidelines are being issued to maintain social distancing during Corona Virus lock down.
The Civil Supplies department has made special arrangements.Ration items will be distributed as per card category and number.
Maximum number of consumers in front of a ration shop at a time is limited to five.
Ration card numeber ends in 0 ad 1 will get items on April 1.However,priority ration card holders will get their rice in the forenoon while non-priority card holders (Blue and White card) will get ration items in the afternoon.
Card numbers end in 2,3 can colllect their rice on April 2.
Card number end in 2,4 will get their free rice on April 3.
Numbers end in 6.7-April 4.Numbers end in 8,9-April 5