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Amman Hastham is a welfare program by the Government of Andhra Pradesh that provides nine essential 9 food commodities every month at a subsidised rate of Rs. 185. It benefits 22.5 million people in the state.
The scheme costs Rs. 6.60 billion per year.
- ‘Amma Hastham’ launched for white cardholders. The Hindu (12 April 2013).
- Chief Minister seeks report on Amma Hastham. The Hindu (8 May 2013).
- CM to fine tune Amma Hastham. Deccan Chronicle (26 May 2013).
- "CM to launch 'Amma Hastham' scheme today". The Times of India. (11 April 2013).
- Food security bill
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