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 […]

Zulfkar reviews dev works in Udhampur

Zulfkar reviews dev works in Udhampur

Directs officers to make frequent field visits; calls for judicious fund utilization UDHAMPUR: J&K’s Minister for Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, on Sunday chaired a meeting of officials of R&B, FCS&CA, PHE and other departments to review the status of ongoing works in Udhampur. During the […]

Govt determined to plug ration pilferage at all levels: Minister

Govt determined to plug ration pilferage at all levels: Minister

UDHAMPUR: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies (FCS&CA) and Consumer Affairs and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali Saturday said that Government was determined to plug pilferage of food grain and for this a foolproof surveillance mechanism has been put in place at all levels through technology intervention as well as manual watch. The Minister was speaking at […]

74.13 lakh consumers getting subsidized sugar in JK: Zulfkar

74.13 lakh consumers getting subsidized sugar in JK: Zulfkar

State Govt bears Rs 22 per kg cost after revised rates; Annual burden touches Rs 211 crore JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Information Choudhary Zulfkar Ali Friday said that the state Government is providing subsidized sugar to 74.13 lakh souls even as the centre has discontinued the subsidy support in […]

JK digitalises entire data of its population under NFSA

JK digitalises entire data of its population under NFSA

3 lakh LPG connections provided to BPL women Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir under National Food Security Act has digitised entire data of its population, besides providing three lakh LPG connections to women living below the Poverty Line. This was stated by Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Tuesday while […]

Mehbooba suggests self help groups for physically challenged

Mehbooba suggests self help groups for physically challenged

Disability Policy being worked out, Disabilities Act soon JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today suggested setting up of Self Help Groups (SHGs) by physically challenged persons so that they are involved in various economic and developmental activities of the government. She also asked for covering them under various developmental schemes of the particularly MGNREGA to […]

Govt revalidating ration cards before issuance

Govt revalidating ration cards before issuance

JAMMU: The state government on Tuesday said that it is verifying reliability of the ration cards before they being issued. Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali Tuesday informed the Upper House that the concerned functionaries have been directed to expedite the fidelity check to ensure early distribution of ration cards. […]

India’s inclusive constitution a role model: Zulfiqar

India’s inclusive constitution a role model: Zulfiqar

RAJOURI, : Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali unfurled the tricolor took salute at the march past in Rajouri. Addressing the gathering, the Minister said the Constitution has made India a role model for world. “The essence of the Constitution lay in four principles, democracy, freedom of faith, gender equality […]