Akhoon reviews stock position in Jammu
Jammu, Oct 23: The winter stocking of ration in far-flung area of Jammu division is in full swing while the government has made adequate supply of food grains and essential commodities ahead of Diwali and Eid festivals.
This, according to an official statement, was stated by the Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Qamar Ali Akhoon while reviewing the status of availability of ration and its quality during a visit to warehouse CAPD Godown, here today.
The Minister visited various CAPD godown and inspected the quality of wheat, rice and sugar. He instructed the Director CAPD, Parvez Malik who also accompanied the Minister to personally check the quality of ration being received from Food Corporation of India(FCI) . He said that Government of India has revised the ration scale for BPL and AAY at 50 to 55 kg per family. He also announced that additional allocation of 1 kg sugar per ration card will be provided on the eve of Diwali festival.
Akhoon said that the Government of India has sanctioned additional quota for Kashmiri migrants, Gujjar and Bakerwal, registered hostels in Jammu region .
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