Dimapur, January 29: In order to streamline and to detect ineligible and bogus ration cards, the Food & Civil Supplies as per provision of the PDS Control Order 2015 and NFSA 2013 has directed all the eligible beneficiaries possessing ration cards under the Priority House Hold (PHH) to submit their original ration cards along with photocopies of Aadhaar to the Assistant Director, Food & Civil Supplies on or before March 2019.
Assistant Director, N. Jamonger Ao said that an acknowledgement slip for renewal would be issued from his office to the eligible ration card holders and only one acknowledgement slip would be issued per ration card.
The Urban Fair Price Shops are to strictly issue only to the eligible ration card holders in possession of the acknowledgement slip duly signed by the competent authority.
He also requested the colonies Chairman/councils/GBs/NGOs to monitor for effective detection of ineligible and bogus cards in their respective colonies.
He said the directive has been issued in compliance with Government issued provisions and in order to streamline the Public Distribution System and to ensure that the ration cards are being issued to eligible and genuine beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act 2013.
(Page News Service)