‘Remove ineligible individuals from PDS’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Sep 2017 10:10:32


Staff Reporter,

Manual verification of families getting food material from fair price shops under Public Distribution System (PDS) should be done and families who are found eligible during verification should only be allowed to get ration. These instructions were given by Divisional Commissioner, Ajatshatru Srivastava at the meeting of District Supply Officers of the division at Commissioner Office.

He said that during investigation families and individuals who are found to be ineligible their names should be removed and eligibility slip should be issued to needy families so that they can get ration on rebate rate. Joint Commissioner, ML Tyagi, District Supplies Controller, Jyoti Shah Narwaria and supply officers of all the districts of division were also present at the meeting.

Divisional Commissioner said that on the basis of Aadhaar card and Samagra ID such families and individuals should be marked who are getting ration through wrong means and their name should be removed immediately. Verification of such families can also be done through local body or related village panchayat to ensure that the family and the individual are living in the village or not.

He also reviewed the progress of Bhawantar Bhugtan Yojana. He said that more and more farmers should be given information regarding this scheme so that they can get themselves registered under it. He said that to send messages to farmers messages can be sent in the WhatsApp groups of patwari, kotwar, pamchayt secretary and aanganwadi workers. Mobile numbers of farmers can also be taken from agriculture department and they can be sent direct information regarding the Bhawantar scheme. He also reviewed Ujjwala Yojana.

He issued direction to District Supply Officers to provide gas connection to eligible families as per the list of economic survey and it should be ensured that those who have connection are getting gas cylinders on time or not. He said that gas agencies should be issued direction to provide cylinders till the address of connection holder.