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Jayaranjan, vice-chairman of the Tamil Nadu Planning Commission said that the increase in food prices was the lowest in Tamil Nadu as compared to other states.
Speaking in this regard in Chennai, he said that a report has been released by the Statistics Department of the Central Government regarding the rise in consumer prices in the states.
Among them, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh have seen the least increase in foodgrain prices. India-wide inflation, 7.6 percent in August; Foodgrain prices have increased by 9.6 per cent, while Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and other states have seen less than 5 per cent increase in foodgrain prices.
next, This is because public distribution works well. 3.3 percent rise in foodgrain prices in Tamil Nadu; Foodgrain prices increased by 2.7 percent. There is targeted public distribution in states other than Tamil Nadu. Only Tamil Nadu has public distribution for all, he added.