Congress MLA from Inderwal, G. M. Saroori today said that free ration which was announced by the state government last year for six months will be given to flood affected people on the basis of “Chula Slip” rather than ration cards.He urge upon the Deputy Commissioner Doda and Kishtwar to monitor the distribution of the free ration among the flood affected families in their concerned districts. He also ask them to redouble their efforts for the distribution of free ration among the flood affected families of the valley.Saroori has also talked telephonically with Commissioner Secretary CAPD and Director CAPD Jammu and have urge CAPD department to ensure adequate availability of wheat, Atta, rice, sugar and other essential commodities in all parts of Inderwal Constituency for the convenience of the people.He also impressed upon the officers to personally monitor the ration supply to far-flung and remote areas so that the poor people living in these areas get hassal free supply.The officers said that CAPD is distributing the free ration which is meant whose crop has got badly damaged in district Doda and Kishtwar. They have assured Mr. Saroori that ration will also be provided to Chula slip consumers and consumers will get hassal free ration supply.
They have also informed that they have already directed the concerned officers of CAPD to lift immediately the allocated quota of food grains for the next month. Adding that the distribution of free ration among the flood victims is demand driven programme, they said that the concerned Assistant Directors of CAPD is already submitting the distribution report to the pisional Administration. Saroori also urge PDD authorities to ensure scheduled power supply to the consumer. “The people should not face any inconvenience on account of power during winter and any negligence in this regard would be viewed seriously”, he said and added that due care should be taken to check power pilferage.