Aadhaar linkage has plugged pilferage in PDS: minister

Aadhaar linkage has plugged pilferage in PDS: minister

Reviews progress on implementation of ePDS JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs (FCS&CA) & Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday said the linkage of Aadhaar with Public Distribution System (PDS) has greatly helped in plugging pilferage of entitlements under National Food Security Act (NFSA). The minister was speaking at a review […]

FCS claims 2.5 lakh quintal rice saving in PDS

FCS claims 2.5 lakh quintal rice saving in PDS

Minister attributes saving to Aadhaar seeding, tech introduction SRINAGAR: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Wednesday disclosed that the department has made a record saving of 2.50 lakh quintals of food grains in Kashmir division for the current financial year. The minister provided the information after taking stock of […]

‘ePDS to bring transparency in JK’

‘ePDS to bring transparency in JK’

JAMMU: Stressing upon implementing agencies to strictly adhere to set timelines for completion of Electronic Public Distribution System (ePDS) in the state, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Monday directed M/S Linkwell Telesystems Pvt Ltd to “work in mission mode and make coordinated efforts to […]

Deadline for completing ePDS set to March 31

Deadline for completing ePDS set to March 31

Food minister assesses progress on installation of PoS machines JAMMU: 31st March 2018 has been set as the deadline for completing Electronic Public Distribution System (ePDS) in the state, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali announced on Wednesday while directing authorities to expedite the installation of PoS devices in […]

FCSCA to make supply chain management operational from Dec 1

FCSCA to make supply chain management operational from Dec 1

Minister reviews progress of implementation of ePDS in JK JAMMU: To review the progress of implementation of Electronic Public Distribution System (ePDS) in the state, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali asked the officers of the department to work with proactive approach for successful implementation of ePDS in the state, […]

No food grains without Aadhaar from Aug: Govt

No food grains without Aadhaar from Aug: Govt

SRINAGAR: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Monday said that the government is mulling to make Aadhaar registration mandatory for FCS&CA beneficiaries from next month to ensure that only deserving people receive government benefits. The minister said this while chairing a meeting here today to review […]