Under the NFSA, the Centre reduces wheat allocation to ten states.

The Centre has reallocated some of the grain and rice amounts by changing ratios . The ratio of wheat and rice has been changed to 60:40 .

Days after cutting the wheat allocation under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, the Centre announced a reduction in the wheat allocation of ten states under the National Food Security Act, 2013.However, these states have been given an additional amount of rice that is equivalent to the cut in their wheat allocation, according to Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey, who said that the Centre has reallocated some of the grain and rice amounts by changing ratios during a press conference on Saturday.Pandey said that states that get wheat and rice in the ratio of 60:40 now get it in the ratio of 40:60, while the 75:25 ratio of wheat and rice has been made 60:40, and that states that have zero rice will continue to get wheat.According to a statement from the Union Food Ministry, allocation has not been changed for all small states, NE states, and special category states.

Bihar, Jhar After the reform, their total monthly wheat allocation would decrease to 9.39 lakh metric tonnes from their current allocation of 15.36 lakh tonnes, down from 5.97 lakh tonnes.However, these states will be given additional rice, which will be equal to the cut in their wheat allocations.In addition, three states, Uttarakhand, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, have been cut in their wheat allocations.The total monthly wheat allocation of these states is about 1.13 lakh metric tonnes.

Any stateUTs' allocation under the NFSA is lower than their current allocation, according to the NFSA, but at rates set by the Centre.The tide over allocation is also known as the addition of foodgrains.The validity of the updated foodgrains is set to last up to 30 days from the date of this letter's publication.The validity period for the rest of the months (July 2022-March 2023) will be up to the last date of the month preceding the allocation period, according to the Ministry.If any portion of the current allocation is already lifted by states, the appropriate amount will be adjusted during the remaining year, including food subsidy, intra-state transportation, and dealers margin, it said.

On May 4, the Centre announced a reduction in the PMGKAY wheat allocation for the remaining five months until September 2022.This cut is expected to save 55-lakh metric tonnes of wheat by September 2022, according to the report.However, under the PMGKAY, an equal amount of rice has been given to the states.The Centres step comes at a time when wheat and atta prices have soared dramatically in tandem with falling demand and public procurement.The government reported that the first public stock wheat supply stood at 190 LMT on April 1.

During the current rabi season, 180 LMT wheat has been obtained, according to the ministry.