Kupwara: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din Tuesday convened a meeting of concerned officers and LPG Dealers to review the stock and supply position of essential commodities in border and snow bound areas of the district.
The meeting was informed that 36286 quintal rice has been dumped in Karnah, Machill, Keran, Budnamal, Jumgund and Kumkadi under NFSA and JKFES and PMGKY. This ration will cater to the needs of border people up to June 2022. Similarly, 1124 quintal flour, 169 quintal sugar, 87000 litre K-Oil and 12600 LPG cylinders have been dumped in these areas.
The meeting was further informed that 37540 quintal rice and 1650 wheat has also been dumped in 143 sale centres of the district for a 4 months duration which experiences heavy snow during winter.
The meeting also informed that there is sufficient stock of ration and LPG in the plains of the district.
The DC while addressing the meeting stressed upon the concerned officers to ensure dumping of the remaining quota immediately to avoid any inconvenience. He also directed the concerned officers to check the rates of the LPG in Machil area and submit the detailed stock position area wise to his office within two days. DIO Kupwara, TSOs and other concerned attended the meeting.