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After closure of check-gates, goods prices should reduce: CS

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DIMAPUR, MAY 27: Chief Secretary J Alam on Friday said that prices of essential commodities in the State should come down in the aftermath of Nagaland Government’s decision to close all check-gates, except inter-state.
According to a DIPR bulletin, the Chief Secretary directed the Food and Civil Supplies (FCS) Department to monitor the situation.
Alam said this while addressing the departmental review meeting of Food and Civil Supplies, and Land Records and Survey at Kohima.
He urged the Departments to work towards bringing public services online and facilitate ease of doing business. He also told them to enhance transparency and accountability in the working system.
Director of FCS, V Lovitoly Sema, while giving a PowerPoint presentation, stated that the Department has been implementing various welfare schemes and programmes of the State and Central Governments across Nagaland.
Sema also stated that a Grievance Redressal Mechanism was in place and the Department was conducting social audits.
The Director also informed that Nagaland was the first State in the Northeast to launch the sale of 5 kg FTL cylinder through FPS with the assistance of IOCL.
She added that the cylinder is available in 78 FPSs under Dimapur Sadar and the same will be rolled out in other districts phase-wise.
The Chief Secretary said that due credit must be given to FCS Department “for successfully seeding 95.06% of Aadhaar Status for the NFSA ration card holders”.
The Department of Land Records and Survey, in their presentation, stated that the Department is in the process of creating a Record of Rights and digitise all existing maps and upload it online to enable the public to access their land records.
The Department was advised to rollout an online single window system for land transactions for the benefit of the citizens.
(Page News Service)