District Development Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, today chaired a meeting to review the implementation of National Food Security Act (NFSA).
The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner, SDM and other concerned officers here.
The meeting was informed that the NFSA will be implemented in the district from March 2016. During the meeting the DDC said the food act is a social welfare and reform oriented measure aimed at providing highly subsidized food grains to the poor and marginal sections of the society.
The DDC said people will get assured supply of ration right at their doorsteps in a hassle-free manner and a three-tier grievance redressal mechanism has been put in place. The meeting sought cooperation of people to correct the ration data base so that e-tickets can be distributed in a transparent and in a time bound manner.