JK demands addl ration quota from Centre
Akhoon discusses state’s food situation with union minister
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 30: Minister for CAPD and Transport, Qamar Ali Akhoon today discussed Food Security Bill with the Union Minister Prof K V Thomas in New Delhi.
Akhoon demanded additional ration quota for the remote areas of the state.
“Since Jammu and Kashmir is a border state, it often experiences shortage of food grains,” Akhoon informed the Union Minister for CAPD, urging the latter to provide foodgrains quota to the state under special category.
He also asked the Minister to provide special ration quota to meet the requirements for the ensuing Amarnath Yatra, an official statement said.
Akhoon said the ration quota for migrant pundits, Gujjar and Bakerwals, nomads, orphanages, Bal Ashram and schedule tribe and schedule caste hostels need to be enhanced in view of increased requirement.
Akhoon also demanded enhancing ration quota under BPL category.
He also asked for supply of adequate quantity of K-Oil to the state.
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