FCS&CA Jammu Rural-1 celebrates Aazadi ka Amrit Mahotsav


JAMMU : Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Jammu Rural -1 on Saturday organised a series of programmes at Panchayat Parwah Tehsil Marh, Panchayat Ghar Purkhoo and Panchayat Ghar Dhok Waziran to celebrate 75thAazadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

The primary theme of the events was to launch Phase VI of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana under which all AAY and PHH beneficiaries will continue receiving 5 kg free ration till September,2022 and to celebrate the success of the past phases of the scheme.

The beneficiaries who benefitted from the scheme also shared their experiences at the events.

They said the scheme really helped them during the lockdown period when their sources of earning were diminished and thanked the Government for the scheme.

The officials of the department highlighted the achievements of the department like 100% Aadhar Seeding of beneficiaries, installation of Point of Sales Devices at Fair Price Shops, ration distribution through biometric authentication, roll out of One Nation One Ration Card Scheme, etc.

Surinder Kumar, BDC Chairperson Marh; Rehmat Ali BDC Chairperson Nagrota; Kuldeep Raj, BDC Chairperson Bhalwal; Sarpanches, Panches, Tehsil Supply Officers, Fair Price Shop Dealers and beneficiaries were present at the occasion.

During the events, the public representatives lauded the efforts of the department and FPS Dealers for their service during the lockdown period. Approximately 200 persons attended the events.


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