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Strict action for poor quality ration : Kishan Kapoor

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Shimla , 28 Feb 2018

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kishan Kapoor said that the state government is committed to provide qualitative food content to ration card holders of the state. He was presiding over a meeting organized with officials of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) here, yesterday evening. He said that the officials of the department have been issued instructions to ensure regular inspections of the fair price shops and Corporation's warehouse so that consumers can get quality food items as per norms.The Minister has taken strict cognizance on certain complaints from consumers about supply of poor quality rice at some fair price shops. He directed the officers of the FCI to ensure supply of quality rice. He also ordered for an inquiry in this regard. He said that the defaulters would not be spared.Shri Kapoor urged ration card holders to complain about the non-availability of quality ration items at fair price shops and also provide feedback on departmental Toll Free Number-1967. He said that depot holders should also check the quality of food items while procuring from Corporation's warehouses.The Minister also directed the officials of the department to ensure regular inspections of the fair price shops and Corporations' godowns, so that quality food items were provided to the consumers.


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