Arrangements are being made to distribute nine varieties of groceries at a rate of Rs. 185 per bag to the white cardholders from Ugadi in East Godavari district.

Joint Collector A. Babu on Saturday said the scheme would be launched formally by Chief Minister N. Kirankumar Reddy on April 11 and the same would be launched in the districts by the Ministers concerned on April 15.

The scheme would be launched at the mandal level from April 16 to 24, Mr. Babu said.