DDC Budgam asks people to verify NFSA ration lists


BUDGAM: District Development Commissioner Budgam Mir Altaf Ahmad today asked people of the district to verify their ration lists and approach the concerned officers to report any discrepancy so as to ensure precision and transparency in the categorization of National Food Security Act (NFSA) ration lists.

The DDC said  that ration  lists as per  the provisions  of recently  implemented NFSA have been  made available  at sale  deposits  in every  part of the district.

During the meeting the District Development Commissioner directed storekeepers to not make any correction at their own level and asked people to approach Tehsildar, TSO or AD CA&PD to report any discrepancy.  

As per the provisions of NFSA there are three categories namely AAY, in which ration will be given to families at the scale of 35 Kgs per month at Rs 3 per kg rice. While as in the priority  household  category people  will get  5 Kgs of rice  per soul  per month   at Rs 3 per  kg and  under the non priority  house hold  category  rice will be available  at Rs 10 per kg per soul.

Meanwhile the District Development Commissioner was informed that the department of CAPD has enough stock of ration available for distribution. It was given out that since the introduction of NFSA the district will receive 37000 quintals of ration to fed 7.19 lakh souls, which prior to NFSA implementation was 34000 quintals for 6.10 lakhs souls.


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