The Ministry of Women and Child Development has allocated 500 tonnes of wheat to the Chandigarh Administration for distribution to the adolescent girls under the Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls ( NPAG) Scheme

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has allocated 500 tonnes of wheat to the Chandigarh Administration for distribution to the adolescent girls under the Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls ( NPAG) Scheme. Under the NPAG Scheme, free food grains @ Rs. 6 per kg per beneficiary per month would be provided to the identified undernourished adolescent girls. The Department of Food & Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chandigarh along with the Social Welfare Department, Chandigarh will undertake the task of implementing the social welfare Scheme for the Annual Plan 2007 – 08