Namchi, 23rd January: The Government of India has been providing free rice to AAY households and PHH individuals (as per entitlements) under NFSA, 2013 for a period of one year w.e.f January 2023 to December 2023. In order to ensure delivery of ration to genuine beneficiaries, a team comprising of Mr. Avik Bhattacharya, Section Officer and Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Meena, Asstt. Section Officer from Food & Public Distribution Department, Government of India, Delhi arrived in Namchi District on 22/01/2023 evening for monitoring the same. During their field visit, they went to Temi Go-down and visited Fair Price Shops of Mr. Kedar Mundra, Mr. Ram Nath Prasad, Mr. H.P Pradhan and Mrs. Jag Maya Pradhan. After that, they went to Ravangla Sub Division and inspected the Shop of Mr. Krishna Kant. The team from Delhi was led by Mr. Tenzing Bhutia DCSO Namchi, Mr. Vivek Rai DEO Temi and Mr. Sandeep Mukhia, In-Charge Temi Go-down. The team from Delhi was given warm welcome by Mr. Neelash Rai, SI and Mr. Mingma Bhutia, ASI at Ravangla Bazar. The Guest Officers from Delhi were quite satisfied with the performance of Fair Price Shops and the cooperation of the Food Officers. Both the officers from Delhi will be proceeding to Soreng District tomorrow early morning for the Supervision of the distribution of free Rice at Soreng District.
(Press Release from DCSO/Namchi)