BPL/State BPL

BPL/State BPL (Below Poverty Line) is an economic benchmark and poverty threshold used by the government of India to indicate economic disadvantage and to identify individuals and households in need of government assistance and aid. It is determined using various parameters which vary from state to state and within states.

BPL Families in Rajasthan: 1663485
Monthly Allocation for BPL:

BPL / State BPL Commodity Price (Rs) Quantity (per month)
Wheat 2.00 25 kg per ration card
Rice 6.50
Levy Sugar 13.50 500gm per ration card
Kerosene 13.75 2-5 litres per ration card
Atta 6.20 10 kg per ration card

Allotment and Lifting of BPL Wheat Quantity in M.Tonnes

Sr. No. Year Allotment Raise Percentage
1 2006-07 434272 415671 95.72
2 2007-08 408640 385339 94.30
3 2008-09 595800 589606 98.96
4 2009-10 629532 618503 98.25

During the period from April 2010 to December 2010

Sr. No. Month Allotment Lifting Percentage
1 April 10 52461 50638 96.53
2 May 10 52461 52998 101.02
3 June 10 52461 52481 100.04
4 July 10 52461 53347 101.69
5 August 10 52461 52162 99.43
6 September 10 52461 52313 99.72
7 October 10 52461 51832 98.80
8 November 10 52461 51984 99.09
9 December 10 52461 52302 99.70
Total : 472149 470057 99.56

Allotment and Lifting of BPL Rice Quantity in M.Tonnes

Sr. No. Year Allotment Lifting Percentage
1 2005-2006 75574 19999 26.46
2 2006-2007 200934 100952 50.24
3 2007-2008 202392 146915 72.59
4 2008-2009 33732 26963 79.93