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APL

Abbreviation for:
abductor pollicis longus
accelerated painless labour
accredited prior learning (Medspeak-UK)
acute promyelocytic leukaemia
altered peptide ligand
anterior pituitary-like
anterior pulmonary leaflet
antiphospholipid
arterial pressure lability
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Now I am focussing on 70 crore people like you who are above poverty line and below the middle class.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved additional allocation for 50 lakh tonnes of rice for distribution to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families at BPL prices and Above Poverty Line (APL) price for the period July, 2014 to March, 2015 or till implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) by the respective State/UT whichever is earlier.
In the first phase, all BPL families, Above Poverty Line card holders and Jhughi Ration card holders and beneficiaries under Antodaya Anna Yojna will be included.
The newly launched RGJAY is intended at delivering free and superior critical medical care facilities to people who are under and above poverty line, with a family income of about Rs.
Under the Food Security Bill, Sh Tewari informed, 67 per cent population living below and above poverty line in the rural and urban areas will get rice and wheat at the very nominal rates of Rupees three and Rupees two per kilogram respectively and other food grains at the rate of Rupee one per kilogram.
BPL and APL are acronyms for Below Poverty Line and Above Poverty Line respectively, two classes of economically weaker families entitled to subsidised foodgrain from government ration shops.
About 23000 households have been brought above poverty line in the same period.
The court had also sought the government's view on discontinuing ration to above poverty line ( APL) families and diverting the grains to the BPL cardholders instead.
Under the Food Security Bill, Tewari informed, 67 per cent population living below and above poverty line in the rural and urban areas will get rice and wheat at the very nominal rates of Rupees three and Rupees two per kilogram respectively and other food grains at the rate of Rupee one per kilogram.
In the rest of the country, the below poverty line ( BPL) families would get the benefit for the same quantum and at the same rate, while the entitlement for the above poverty line ( APL) households would be 25 kg at a higher rate to be specified later.
Our demand is that all groups of underprivileged people, whether BPL or Above Poverty Line (APL) should get at least 35 kilograms of ration at subsidised rates," he added.
Another alternative can be to give below- poverty line households 30 kg of foodgrain per month and to above poverty line households 15 kg per month.