UDHAMPUR: Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution and Tribal Affairs, Ch. Zulfkar Ali reviewed the working of CAPD, Legal Metrology and Tribal affairs department in a meeting convened at DC office, here today.
Threadbare discussions were held on various issues which mainly include Supply position of CA&PD food grains, Distribution and dispatch of ration, status of gas agencies , RGGLV scheme, digitization of ration forms, DBTL enrolment, establishment of grievance cell, Socio Economic Conditions of the Tribal population in the district, working of Gujjar & Bhakerwal Hostel and Legal Metrology etc.
During the meeting, the Minister said that government is committed to provide corruption free, transparent and accountable administration to the people of the state. He asked the officers to work with more zeal, dedication, sincerity and help to strengthen the democratic system of the state. He further added that government is committed to provide basic facilities and good governance to the people.
Minister directed DDC Udhampur Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary to rationalize the scale of distribution of ration & k.oil and to maintain uniform scale of ration per family throughout the district and to make a comprehensive plan for the distribution of ration and development of tribal people.
Mr. Zulfkar asked the DDC to ensure 100 percent linkage of ADHAAR number with ration cards in the district adding that Udhampur will be the pilot district for Implementation of National Food Security Act from December 01, 2015.
He instructed AD CA&PD to provide prior information to DDC before receiving and distribution of any ration and k.oil supply in the district. Minister directed AD CA&PD to privatize all the government ration depot and asked him to make a proposal for opening of new ration depots. Minister immediately suspended TSO Ramnagar, Mr Bashir and attached him to Directorate office Jammu for three month ration lapse at Ramnagar and instructed Director CA&PD G S Chib to restore the pending ration to Ramnagar tehsil with in three days.
He also asked Joint Controller LMD to provide indent to revenue department for the acquiring the land for construction of the office for LMD. He directed AD CAPD to ensure board display by each ration dealers in the district.
Minister constituted a committee with ADC as chairman for inspecting last three year ration distributed in the district. He directed DDC to fix the head load carriage charges for ration in the district. He instructed Director CA&PD and Deputy Director CA&PD to inspect the office record of AD CA&PD and submit report to him within three days and if record was found unavailable, lodge of FIR against the concerned AD CA&PD of that period.
Earlier, District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary gave a brief over view of the developmental activities of the district. He also assured the minister that within ten days display of boards will be done at each FPS in the district.
Among others, Director CAPD, G.S Chib, ADC, Angrez Singh Rana, Joint Controller. Amar Singh, Joint Director Planning, Rakesh Jamwal, ACR, Rajeev Magotra, ACD, Dhananter Singh, AD CA&PD, Joginder Singh, Assistant Controller LMD, J.S. Sambyal, District officers and all TSOs attended the meeting.