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Govt to come out with draft Food Security Bill: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said government will soon come out with a draft Food Security Bill.

india Updated: Feb 26, 2010 12:00 IST

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said government will soon come out with a draft Food Security Bill.

"Draft Food Security Bill will be placed in public domain," he said unveiling the 2010-11 Budget in the Lok Sabha.

The UPA in its election manifesto promised to enact Food Security Act to provide 25 kg of wheat or rice per month at Rs 3 per kg to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families.