CVC Reviews Consumer and Public Distribution System

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Anantnag, Nov 01: The Chairman, Central Vigilance Committee (CVC), Justice D.P. Wadwa today reviewed the Consumer and Public Distribution System, Anantnag in a meeting held at Dak Bungalow, Anantnag.
While giving the PowerPoint presentation, the Deputy Director CAPD, Anantnag, Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Shah informed the Committee that 50 percent of computerization of Public Distribution Centers has already been completed in district Anantnag. The District which consists of 21 Supervisory Circles has 463 total Sale outlets including 189 Government Sale Centers, 182 Commission based Sale Centers and 92 Internal Adjustment Centers, he added.
Regarding the requirements of the essential commodities, the Deputy Director informed the Committee that the monthly requirement of the essential commodities for the district is 45,952 quintals of Rice, 6566 quintals of Atta, 5500 quintals of Sugar and 923 Kiloliters of Kerosene Oil, adding the PDS quota is being distributed to the beneficiaries under Above Poverty Line, Below Poverty Line, Antodaya Anna Yojana and Annapurna categories in the district.
The Committee was also informed that 49833 quintals of Rice, 2640 quintals of Atta, 4691 quintals of Sugar and 600 Kiloliters of Kerosene Oil were distributed among the beneficiaries during last month.
It was also revealed that during Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, 2012, 836 quintals of Rice, 728 quintals of Atta, 404 quintals of Sugar, 360 quintals of Wheat Brand, 78000 liters of Kerosene Oil and 6200 LPG cylinders were made available by the CAPD Anantnag for the devotees and people involved in the Yatra activities.
Regarding LPG, the Committee was informed that 83700 LPG cylinders are monthly required for the district and the quota required for is to be lifted from Jammu and the district faces lot of inconvenience due to the demand of hike in transportation. 72,000 LPG connections have so far been activated and verified in the six LPG Agencies operating in the district.
The Chairman and members of the Central Vigilance Committee stressed for the streamlining of the CAPD system, ensuring transparency at all costs with lucid record keeping and conduct fortnightly proper inspections of ratio depots/Anganwari Centers and schools under Mid-Day Meals scheme at regular intervals.
Besides, members of Central Vigilance Committee, the District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Mr. Farooq Ahmad Shah, Chief Planning Officer Anantnag, Officers and Supervisory staff of the CAPD were also present in the meeting.

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