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Why was Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) introduced in June 1997?


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1:TPDS was introduced in June 1997 to provide subsidized food and fuel to the poor through a network of ration shops.
2:Food grains such as rice and wheat that are provided under TPDS are procured from farmers, allocated to states, and delivered to the ration shop where the beneficiary buys his entitlement.
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