Deptt has distributed 63% ration during current month: Zulfkar

SRINAGAR, JULY 18: Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution Department Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today chaired a meeting of officers and reviewed the stock and supply position of essential commodities in Kashmir Division.

The Minister said that there is sufficient stock of essential commodities available in the valley and would be distributed  within few days. He said that 589 trucks loaded with essential commodities including food-grains, vegetables, fruits, poultry birds sheeps, diesel, petrol, LPG and K.oil have crossed Lower Munda Toll Post and would be reached at their destinations soon.

The meeting was informed that out of 4.53 lakh quintals of released ration, the department has distributed 2.83 lakh quintals of food-grains among the rationees of Valley. As many as 3670 quintals of food-grains have been distributed in Anantnag district, 23366 quintals in Bandipora, 68516 quintals in Baramulla, 28130 quintals in  Budgam, 11405 quintals in Ganderbal, 47611 quintals in Kupwara, 9262 quintals in Kulgam, 20009 quintals in Pulwama, 6051 quintals in Shopian, 32560 quintals in Srinagar, 7169 quintals in Leh and 6996 quintals in Kargil districts, the meeting was informed.

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