J&K administration is in the process of getting transformed so that the system becomes transparent. Through the latest technology interventions the government of Jammu and Kashmir is trying to make the administration more responsive and public friendly.
Recently in this direction the government launched an exercise to extend food security cover to left-out beneficiaries. JK Food Security Rules 2021 have been notified, Slew of transformative measures rolled out to make PDS more transparent is the wish of the administration.
Recently the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) has launched an exercise to bring all the deserving left-out households and beneficiaries, if any, under the ambit of the Public Distribution System in Jammu & Kashmir.
FCS&CA Department has requested all the Deputy Commissioners through the respective Divisional Commissioners, to initiate an exercise to include the left-out eligible persons/ beneficiaries, if any, in light of the criteria already notified by the Government of India and Government of Jammu and Kashmir in this regard and within the assigned district wise and category wise targets.
The exercise is aimed at bringing all the needy persons under the ambit of assured food security, as per their entitlement, through the Targeted Public Distribution System.
Government said that the Commissioner Secretary, FCS&CA Department, asked the officers about this issue and also reviewed the progress achieved on other initiatives in a meeting with the provincial head and district heads of the Department.