Govt Launched Bharat Rice at ₹29/ Kg, Check How

Bharat Rice Scheme is launched by the Indian Government for the upliftment of the economically weaker section of the Indian citizens. Under this scheme, Bharat Brand Rice will be retailed at the subsidized Rate of Rs.29/Kg at multiple e-commerce platforms. As we know the retail prices of grains soar by 15%, therefore this scheme will surely become a boon for poor consumers. The rice is available in the packing of 5 kg and 10 kg. This scheme will provide relief to people with low-income and middle-class consumers. In this article, we will cover important aspects of the Bharat Rice Scheme like objectives, benefits, important documents, and application process.


What is Bharat Rice Scheme?

Bharat Rice scheme is an initiative started by the Indian Government. Under this scheme, rice is retailed at a low price of Rs. 29/ kg. The normal price of unsubsidized rice in the Indian retail market is around Rs. 50 to Rs. 100/kg and the economically weaker section of Indian society found it difficult to purchase the rice at this price. With the implementation of this scheme poor and middle-class consumers can buy rice in discounted price and they can save Rs 1500-2000 monthly. The rice under this scheme will be available in the packing of 5 kg and 10 kg. The Minister of Food and Public Distribution Mr. Piyush Goyal flagged off 100 mobile vans that will sell and promote the Bharat Rice scheme to the common people of India.

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Centre launches sale of Bharat Rice at an MRP of Rs. 29/kg in 5Kg and 10Kg packs

‘Bharat’ Rice available at physical and mobile outlets of Kendriya Bhandar, National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (@nafedindia ) and National Cooperative Consumers’… — PIB India (@PIB_India) February 6, 2024

Key Highlights of Bharat Rice Scheme

Name of Scheme Bharat Rice Scheme
Started by Government of India
Initiated by Food Ministry of India
Launching Date 6th February 2024
Objectives To Provide Rice at Low Prices
Beneficiaries Poor Indian Citizens
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Objective of Bharat Rice Scheme

Bharat Chawal Scheme is launched to provide relief to people with low-income and middle-class consumers in India who found it difficult to purchase grain because of high retail prices. After ‘Bharat Atta’ and ‘Bharat Dal’, the Indian Government has launched the Bharat Rice, the subsidized rice will be available in packs of 5 kg and 10 kg. The price of Bharat Atta is Rs 27.5/kg, Bharat Chana Rs. 70/kg, and Bharat Chawal Rs. 29/kg. The prices of these grains are around 20% lower as compared to the current retail market price. You can buy Bharat Brand grains from e-commerce platforms, mobile vans, Kendriya Bhandar, NAFED, and NCCF outlets.

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Features and Benefits of Bharat Rice Scheme

The scheme will provide rice at the subsidised price of Rs. 29/kg, now poor and economically unstable Indian families can buy good quality rice at lower price without disturbing their monthly budgets. Here we are sharing benefits and features of this scheme

  • Under this scheme, price of Rice is Rs. 29/Kg
  • The Rice is available in convenient packing of 5kg and 10 Kg
  • The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will provide around 5 Lakh tonnes of rice to the NAFED and NCCF and Kendriya Bhandar for the distribution of rice under this scheme
  • With the help of this scheme consumer are able to lower their monthly food budget by around 15%.
  • Bharat Chawal Yojana will also help to reduce the illegal hoarding of grains like wheat, rice etc by big traders.

How to Buy Bharat Rice @29/kg

The Indian government has launched Bharat Chawal Scheme, under this scheme rice is retailed at the low price of Rs. 29/Kg. You can also buy Bharat Atta, Bharat Chana as well Bharat Chawal. You can buy the Bharat Grains from below mentioned places

  • Mobile Delivery Vans
  • Multiple E-commerce Platforms
  • Kendriya Bhandar Outlets
  • National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) Outlets
  • National Cooperative Consumers Federation of India (NCCF) Outlets

Price of Grains Under this Scheme

Under the Bharat Chawal Scheme, rice is available at a discounted price in the retail market. Previously Bharat ATTA, Bharat Chana is also sold at a discounted price. Here we are sharing the Price grains under the Bharat Yojana

  • Price of Wheat Atta (Flour) – Rs. 27.7/Kg
  • Price of Rice- Rs. 29/Kg
  • Price of Chana (Gram)- Rs. 70/Kg

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Eligibility Criteria

Bharat Rice scheme is available for all the residents of India who are financially unstable, poor, or economically backward. The government of India has not put eligibility criteria on the Bharat Rice Yojana. All the economically weaker citizens of India can apply for this scheme. But please note that this scheme is only available for the citizen of India.

Application Process of Bharat Rice Scheme

We would like to tell you that you can buy Bharat rice, Bharat Atta, and Bharat chana directly from the distribution vans, Kendriya Bhandar outlets, NAFED outlets, and NCCF outlets. The government is also planning to launch Bharat Rice, Atta, and Chana on multiple e-commerce platforms. So if you are poor and financially unstable you can buy rice directly from the above-mentioned outlets or sources without applying.