Aadhaar seeding camps from July 25: Zulfkar

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, July 18: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information Department Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the concerned to hold three-day Aadhaar seeding camps from July 25 to accelerate the seeding of ration cards in the State.
Expressing his concern over the current pace of the seeding, the Minister said the Aadhaar seeding of ration cards should be taken on a mission mode so that the process is completed at an earliest.
Maintaining a proactive approach of work, the Minister said instead of waiting for people to come to the department, the department should reach to them and holding Aadhaar seeding camps in their respective districts is a step in the direction.
For the three- day- camp starting from July 25 to July 28, the Minister directed that every day three districts across the State should be covered in the camps. He also directed to have a dedicated team of officers who will ensure that the work is carried out smoothly.
He also reiterated the Government’s resolve for achieving maximum transparency in the functioning of its departments. Expressing his dismay for receiving negative reports regarding working of some employees, the Minister informed that he is getting inputs that a small chunk of employees in the department with their nefarious designs are creating hurdles to prevent the department from achieving cent percent transparency in its functioning.
The Minister, however, assured that any such attempt would not be tolerated and dealt with sternly. He urged upon the concerned officers to ensure that such reprehensible people are identified and weeded out from the department immediately.
During the meeting, the Minister was informed that the department’s grievance portal is working efficiently as only three and two complaints from Kashmir and Jammu division respectively are presently waiting for their disposal.
Secretary FCS&CA Shafiq Raina, Director FCS&CA Jammu R A Inquilabi had Director FCS&CA Kashmir Nissar Ahmad Wani  were present in the meeting.


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