Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Sept. 16 -- : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday inaugurated 'Anna Utsav' under Annapurna Yojana which will benefit 37 lakh families who were without ration cards.

Under the scheme, the beneficiaries will get rice, wheat and salt at Rs 1 per kg. Every beneficiary will get 5 kg of food grains per month.

"Today all my brothers and sisters will start getting ration who were eligible but due to lack of ration cards, they could not get ration. I am happy to tell that we have found 37 lakh such families who will start getting ration from today."

He said the government decided to provide wheat, rice and salt at Rs 1 per kilogram to every poor when he came in power for the third time in th...