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J&K Government Accelerates Re-Verification of AAY/BPL Ration Beneficiaries to Curb Ineligible Claims

 J&K Government Accelerates Re-Verification of AAY/BPL Ration Beneficiaries to Curb Ineligible Claims 

Muzafar Ahmad Dar 

Srinagar Aug 11 :(ANR) The Department of Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs (DFCS&CA) in Jammu and Kashmir has been actively working to re-verify the beneficiaries of the Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and Below Poverty Line (BPL) ration cards. In a series of official communications, the DFCS&CA has emphasized the importance of this verification process to ensure that only genuine and deserving beneficiaries receive the benefits meant for the poorest of the poor.

The recent involvement of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in J&K highlights the significance of this matter. The ACB has recognized the need for thorough re-verification and has requested higher authorities to issue directives to concerned departments in this regard. 

The main goal of this re-verification process is to identify and weed out any ineligible beneficiaries or fraudulent ration cards. This ensures that the limited resources allocated for these welfare schemes are utilized efficiently and that the interests of the government's exchequer are safeguarded.

The DFCS&CA has directed all concerned parties to expedite this process, reinforcing the importance of ensuring that only deserving individuals and families benefit from these essential ration schemes. This effort is a critical step towards transparency, accountability, and effective utilization of government resources, ultimately benefiting the intended recipients.

Further more, Government of Jammu and Kashmir Director of food civil, supplies and consumer affairs Kashmir issued order as per *Anantnag News Reader* said Sub-Re-verification of AAY/BPL rationees

Ref:-i. Press release issued under No. DFCS&CA/Plg//2154-79 dated 07.07.2021 

ii. Circular issued under No. DFCS&CA/Plg/2022/8242-55 dated 19.07.2022 

iii. Letter No. DFCS&CA/PIg//2022/5471-82 dated 10.03.2023

 iv. Circular issued under No. DFCS&CA/Pig//2023/2649-61 dated 09.05.2023

Time to time, this Directorate has issued clear cut instructions to you vide communications referred to above, directing therein to get the AAY/PHH rationees verified within the stipulated time period, ensuring that all ineligible beneficiaries / ration cards are weeded out and only genuine beneficiaries are receiving the ration under the scheme, being devised for poorest of the poor.

The Anti Corruption Bureau J&K has also taken the cognizance of the matter and has requested higher authorities for passing directions to the concerned in this behalf.

In view of above, you are directed to gear up the process, ensuring that all the bogus / ineligible AAY / PHH ration cards are weeded out, only deserving ones are receiving the benefit and interests of the Govt exchequer are safeguarded.(ANR)

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