DC Kulgam reviews implementation of NFSA


KULGAM: Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today convened a meeting of officers of Revenue and CA&PD departments to review the implementation of National Food Security Act (NFSA) in the district.  

The DC took stock of the preparations made by the CA&PD and other concerned departments regarding the registration process of the eligible families.  He stressed upon the concerned departments to work in coordination so that proper registration of the families is done within the stipulated timeframe and as per the guidelines of the NFSA Act.

The Deputy Commissioner also constituted six committees under the supervision of concerned Tehsildars for six Tehsils of Kulgam, Devsar, D.H Pora, Frisal, Pahloo and Qaimooh to ensure that the already formulated check list of beneficiaries’ is  compiled without any errors . He directed the Tehsildars and Assistant Director CA&PD to mobilize their field functionaries so that a door to door registration cum correction campaign is initiated so that hundred percent implementation of NFSA under various categories is achieved in the district.

Assistant Director CA&PD informed that checklists of the beneficiaries have already been formulated in the district under various categories including 10537 families under AAY having 46267 souls, 16429 BPL families having 89822 souls, 22368 families of RHH having 106298 soulsand 39372 families under NPHH.

He said that implementation of NFSA will end the streamline the process of ration distribution and linking of Aadhar cards with the ration distribution cards will benefit consumers and check pilferage of subsidy amount.

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