Haryana Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj said that under Public Distribution System, all the ration depots of Panchkula would be provided cashless facility on pilot project basis.

January 10, 2019
  • Chandigarh, Jan 9: Haryana Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj said that under Public Distribution System, all the ration depots of Panchkula would be provided cashless facility on pilot project basis.
  • The Minister said this during the review meeting of the department here today. He said that later this facility would be implemented throughout the state. Discussions are being held with Punjab National Bank, in this regard.
  • Mr  Kamboj directed the officials to ensure that no person in the state would be left without LPG gas connection by January 26. For this, LPG gas connections would be provided to the remaining people of the State under Ujjwala scheme of the Central Government and other ongoing schemes of the State.
  • The Minister said that as the Public Distribution System is for the people belong to poor families and any negligence in this regard would not be tolerated. The problems being faced by people in the public distribution system should be resolved on priority basis, he directed.
  • He said that the delivery of Custom Milled Rice (CMR) in Haryana last year was more than 99 per cent, which is now aimed at 100 per cent this year.
  • Those present in the meeting included Additional Chief Secretary Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Mr Ram Niwas, Director, Food Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs, Mr Sanjeev Verma, Managing Director, HAFED, Mr Brijendra Singh, Food Supply Controllers of all the districts of the state besides other senior officers.