The Anna Bhagya scheme of the State gvernment under which rice will be provide at Re. 1 per kg for below poverty line families will be launched in the district at Kuvempu Rangamandir here on Wednesday. The programme will commence at 11 a.m. Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education Kimmane Rathnakar will launch the scheme.

Speaker of State Legislative Assembly Kagodu Thimmappa and Chairperson of State Legislative Council D.H. Shankaramurthy will take part in the programme.