Director, Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Jammu (FCS&CA), S. Jatinder Singh today conducted an extensive tour of Samba, Vijaypur and Bari Brahmana and reviewed the functioning and activities of the department.He was accompanied by Assistant Director Samba, Mukhter Ahmed, TSOs and other officials of FCS&CA department.The Director took stock of host of activities including Aadhar Seeding; implementation of doorstep delivery, sale of foodgrains through electronic point of sales machines; besides held extensive meeting with officials/dealers.While reviewing the status of aadhar seeding in the district, the Director asked the officials to attain hundred percent target at individual level in coming days.Pertinently, the department of FCS&CA has completely moved on online sales of foodgrains through electronic point of sales machines (e-POS) and no sales can take place through offline mode.
The Director also took stock of implementation of doorstep delivery in the district. He stressed that implementation of doorstep delivery is imperative to bring in transparency and accountability in the system, which has a pivotal role in implementation of National Food Security Act.In view of upcoming festival of Shivrartri, he directed the department to maintain a complete vigil on the market rates of essential items, sweets vegetables and fruit items. He directed the department to work in close coordination with other line departments including Legal Metrology, Health, Revenue and Police department. He directed the officials to monitor quantity of food grains and its timely distribution under public distribution system. He also chaired a meeting of the officials/ FPS dealers and listened to their demands and grievances. He assured early redress of the genuine grievances in a time bound manner.