Srinagar, February 19 (Scoop News) – During the review meeting held with all HODs and Deputy Commissioners by the Chief Secretary it was brought to his notice that the scale of ration announced by Govt is not being followed uniformly in all districts. In order to discuss the issue the Divisional Commissioner,
Director CAPD attended the Video Conference from Baramulla where he held a detailed meeting with DC Baramulla, Public representatives, LPG Dealers, FP Shops, Koil dealers, Traders and officials of CAPD.
All the DCs informed that adequate stock of rations is available in the Districts. Instructions were given for maintaining one month’s buffer stock in the godowns. DC Kargil & DC Leh informed that they had sufficient stocks till opening of the road.
Div Com directed that ration should be supplied to the consumers at the rate fixed by the Govt. it was informed that APL card holders are eligible to get rations at the rate of 25 kgs rice and 10 kgs atta. The consumers can take additional 10 kgs rice in case atta is not available. Consumers of BPL & AAY are eligible for getting 35 kgs rice. Sugar is to be issued at 700 gms. per soul, as per the Ration card. Div Com directed DCs to conduct random check of the ration ghats.
Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara informed that the post of Asst Director CAPD Kupwara is vacant since long, due to which the monitoring of distribution of ration has been affected. Div Com assured that the matter would be taken up with the Govt for posting of Asst Director in Kupwara.
Div Com also directed DC Budgam to ensure that the public grievances are redressed at the earliest. He instructed DC Budgam to ensure that the road upto Yusmarg is got repaired so that Tourists and locals do not face any difficulties. The road has been taken up under PMGSY. Div Com directed DC Pulwama & DC Kupwara to visit Tral & Lolab respectively, alongwith CAPD officials as he had received complaints of irregular distribution from these areas. DC Pulwama wa directed to inspect the FCI Godown at Lethpora and direct FCI to ensure adequate buffer stock, as per the capacity of the Godown.
Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today also visited Animal Aid Centre, Tengpora, where he was informed that the Animal Aid centre is equipped with 13 concrete dog kennels and 68 wooden kennels. It has 2 examination tables with one surgical set, catching rods and nets and post operative care room.
The Divisional Commissioner,
Dr. Samoon instructed SMC to immediately start the sterilisation of the male dogs and in case any financial support SMC can approach Animal Welfare Board. The Divisional Commissioner was further informed that SMC will organise their own resources to start the process.
On this occasion, the Commissioner SMC said that as soon as their staff is trained in catching the dogs, the sterilization process would start by next week. It was also informed that SMC has placed orders for a hydraulic animal catching vehicle and funds to the tune of Rs 14 lakhs are available for the same.
Divisional Commissioner was informed that the slaughter house at Rainawari is being upgraded at a cost of Rs 12 Crore, which will cater to the needs to the Shehr-i-Khas. He was also informed that another modern Abattoir is proposed to be constructed in