GANDERBAL: To review the working of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department, Commissioner Secretary (CS) FCS&CA Shafiq Ahmad Raina accompanied by Director FCS&CA, Nissar Ahmad reviewed the working of the department in a meeting convened at DC office Ganderbal here on Saturday, an official press note read.
According to the press note, threadbare discussions were held on various issues including stock and supply position of FCS&CA food grains, distribution of ration tickets, Aadhaar seeding and functioning of the department in the district. Assistant Director FCS&CA, Ganderbal apprised the meeting about performance of the department in the district.
On the occasion, the Commissioner Secretary said that measures were afoot to ensure greater transparency and effectiveness in the functioning of the department.
He directed the Assistant Director (A D) to “rationalise the scale of distribution of ration and kerosene oil” and to “maintain uniform scale of ration per family throughout the district”, the press note further read.
He asked the A D Food to ensure 100 percent linkage of Aadhaar numbers with respective ration cards.
The Director FCS&CA said that welfare of the consumers is the core policy of the department. In this regard, he directed for distribution of ration cards on fast track basis, and asked the concerned A D and TSOs (Tehsil Supply Officers) to monitor the process. Besides, he called for intensifying market checking on regular basis for preventing food adulteration, profiteering and black marketing, the press note added.
Chief Inspector Ganderbal, all TSOs and other concerned officials of FCS&CA Department Ganderbal attended the meeting.