SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has informed that against an allocation of 3, 70000 quintals, 310843 quintals stands distributed among various categories in eight fully NFSA- compliant districts.
A population of 4206558 souls are covered under the priority category receiving food grains at Rs. 3 per kg against the earlier rate of Rs 10 and 6.50 per kg. While 2603558 souls covered under non-priority category shall receive food grains at Rs. 10 per kg. In all a total no of 6810115 souls against the population of 72 lakhs is covered under NFSA in Kashmir province there by giving a big relief to the poorest of the poor.
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