National Food Security Act 2013 latest rules and criteria for NFSA RATION CARD

National Food Security Act 2013 latest rules and criteria for NFSA RATION CARD

Non-NFSA (Non-National Food Security Act) As the Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs is entrusted with ensuring that essential commodities are under the Public Distribution System reach all citizens so as to ensure food security regardless of the individual’s position in economically or otherwise..

Ration cards are an official document issued by state governments in India to households that are eligible to purchase subsidised food grain from the Public Distribution System under the National Food Security Act (NFSA). They also serve as a common form of identification for many Indians.

Gujarat Ration Card List 2020 Apply Online, NFSA Beneficiary List Status

The enactment of the National Food Security Act, (NFSA) 2013 on July 5, 2013 marks a paradigm shift in the approach to food security from welfare to rights based approach. … The National Food Security Act, (NFSA) 2013is being implemented in all the States/UTs, on an all India basis.Sep 30, 2019

Gujarat Ration Card List 2020-21 | NFSA, APL Name Wise View/ Download Details @ipds portal

 The Gujarat government on Sunday said it will provide food grains to additional 10 lakh families in the state at concessional rates under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), which will benefit around 50 lakh individuals.

These 10 lakh families will be able to avail all the benefits provided to the beneficiaries under the NFSA, the state government said in a release.

At present, 3.5 crore people are getting food grains under the NFSA in the state, it said.

“All divyangs (differently-abled), widows, beneficiaries of Vridh (elderly) Pension Assistance Scheme will also get the benefit of this food distribution scheme.

BPL families not covered under the NFSA will also get the benefit under the Food Security Act,” it said.

The decision taken by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will ensure distribution of food grains at concessional rates to auto and mini tempo drivers living in cities and villages as well as to registered construction workers and other daily wagers, the release said.

The chief minister has instructed authorities concerned to ensure that the process of this scheme is completed quickly and the benefit of food distribution reaches the beneficiaries immediately.

During the lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state government had distributed free “food baskets” under the Public Distribution System (PDS) to various categories of card holders.

As per information provided by the government, there are 23.94 lakh BPL card holding families in Gujarat who are covered under the NFSA.

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