Measures afoot to strengthen SCDRC for effective grievance redressal: Fcs&ca Minister

Measures afoot to strengthen SCDRC for effective grievance redressal: Fcs&ca Minister

JAMMU: J&K Consumer Protection Act, 1987 is a vital law to protect the rights of the consumers, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Chowdary Zulfkar Ali said on Sunday and called for active partaking of all stakeholders for its effective implementation. He said this while inaugurating workshop on “Speedy Redressal System” […]

Sufficient food stocks available in Jk: Minister

Sufficient food stocks available in Jk: Minister

JAMMU: There is no shortage of essential commodities as of now anywhere in the state and there is sufficient stock of food grains available in departmental stores, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said on Tuesday. The minister said this while taking a detailed review of district wise status […]

Three months on, no sugar at ration depots in Baramulla

Three months on, no sugar at ration depots in Baramulla

Baramulla: Peoples from different areas of Baramulla district complained of non-availability of sugar at the ration depots since three months. Locals alleged that non-availability of sugar is forcing them to buy it from open market on high rates. They added that authorities are not addressing the issue despite raising with them many times. They areas […]

Making efforts to ensure adequate availability of food grains: Dir FCS&CA

Making efforts to ensure adequate availability of food grains: Dir FCS&CA

SRINAGAR: Directorate Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Kashmir on Wednesday informed that the department is making best efforts to ensure the availability of food grains at every nook and corner of the state. An official handout said that the Director FCS&CA Kashmir assured that rice, atta, sugar, kerosene oil and LPG is available […]

FCS&CA penalises 1,724 defaulters, recovers Rs 8,96,950, this year

SRINAGAR: Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) has recovered a fine of Rs 8, 96,950, while as it penalised 1724 defaulters during this year, so far, in its market checking drive conducted in the Kashmir division. According to a progress report of the Department’s Enforcement Wing, around 5455 establishments were inspected from […]

FCS&CA minister stresses streamlining PDS among Kashmiri migrants

FCS&CA minister stresses streamlining PDS among Kashmiri migrants

JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Wednesday reiterated directions for providing “adequate and timely supply of ration to Kashmiri migrants” in a fair and transparent manner, an official handout read. The minister said this while chairing a meeting of officers of FCS&CA department and […]

PoS initiative to increase transparency in ration distribution: FCS&CA minister

PoS initiative to increase transparency in ration distribution: FCS&CA minister

SRINAGAR: In first of its kind, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Tuesday launched Point of Sale (PoS) machines at two sale centres at Humana, Budgam and Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar, an official handout read. The minister, according to the handout said, transparency is the benchmark […]

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