The lack of bus services to the village compounds the problems of the people as they have to walk or use two-wheelers to reach the PDS shop in Anchetti every month.
Praising Consumerfed’s pivotal market intervention role, the CM highlighted their ability to provide goods at prices 10 to 40 per cent lower than the market, apart from government subsidies.
N Shanmuga Sundaram, a social activist, said,”Each locality has more than 2,000 families in urban areas in the district, including Tiruppur city.
Meanwhile, the driver of the truck also lodged a complaint with RN Pali police alleging that he had parked his vehicle at a fuel filling station in Panposh before going to sleep.
Senapati further claimed he informed Sundargarh CSO DC Beshra about the incident but to no avail.
Otherwise, we will have to stand in the queue for the next three-four days to buy it again,” said a consumer who bought tomatoes from a fair-price shop in Velachery.
Even after 10 years of the National Food Security Act, 2013, Delhi is yet to frame rules for conducting a ‘social audit’ into the functioning of the public distribution system and fair price shops.
There are over 60 lakh families covered under National Food Security Act (NFSA) in Jharkhand who get rations from the public distribution system (PDS) shops every month at a subsidised rate.
While appealing to the district Collector and Civil Supplies officials to investigate issue, he threatened to launch agitations across the district and also to make a complaint to the CBI.
As June arrives, farmers have prepared themselves for fieldwork, such as ploughing and planting various crops like cotton, maize and paddy nurseries.
In 2021 too, the ration dealers went on a strike but called off of their stir following similar assurances given by the government.