Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan seeks priority for SC, ST in Fair Price Shops allotment

Ram Vilas Paswan
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New Delhi, June 28 : Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has directed all states to give priority to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) persons in allotment of Fair Price Shops (FPS), as will help in generating new  employment opportunities for them.

On Wednesday, Vilas tweeted ” “I have told Chief Ministers that as licence for FPS are being given by state government, allotment of FPS should be done as per reservation policy,”

“If allotment of FPSs are done as per reservation policy, new employment opportunities will be generated for SC/ST members.”

Wefornews Bureau  

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