In order to further streamline the functioning of the department and to infuse transparency in the system, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the officers to conduct Food Audit for the year 2015-16.
The minister, according to an official statement, said this while chairing a meeting to review the functioning of the department here today.
Director FCS & CA Jammu GS Chib also attended the meeting.
During the meeting, allocation of food, lifting, stocking position and distribution status under National Food Security Act (NFSA) and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Food Entitlement Scheme was discussed district wise.
The Minister directed the officers to conduct Food Audit of all the districts of Jammu division and submit the report by November 15.
It was informed that from the month of April to October 2016, a total of 1987312.14 quintals of ration was allocated to all the districts of Jammu province under NFSA against which a total of 1782336.05 quintals was distributed among the consumers thus achieving target of 90 percent. It was further informed that under MMSFES, a total of 231741.2 quintals of ration was distributed among the consumers from the month of July to October 2016.