Haryana Food and Supply Department May Shatter Food Security
Chandigarh(I Haryana News):The Haryana Food and supply Department, whose primary task is to manage Public Distribution System in Haryana has failed to supply the complete allotted wheat to people of Haryana from nation food coffer since 2005 to till date.
It is to mention that United Progressive Alliance led by Congress party has brought the National Food Security Bill, 2011 in Lok Sabha to make food security for every citizens of India on 22nd December, 2011, and it is working to turn this into reality before next general elections in 2014, but Congress government Led by Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s Food and supply department is not willing to serve people of the state to supply them the all allotted wheat by Government of India since 2005 to till date.
As per investigation carried out by Intelligent Haryana News revealed that in 2005-06, Haryana was allotted Total of 249000.545 Tonnes wheat by Department of Food and Public distribution whereas Haryana Food and supply Department could able to left 33000.18 tonnes wheat , which was only 13.3 percent of total allotted to it for distribution in the State.
It is painful to report that out of above mention data for year 2005-06, 42000 tonnes wheat was allotted for the people living under extreme Poverty but mercy less Food and supply Department could able to left only 2900.03 tonnes wheat which means more than 38 percent wheat meant for BPL families of Haryana was not lifted from nation coffer, and remained unutilized and most probably was rotten in warehouses.
Further, IHN investigation spell out that Haryana did not took even single piece out of allotted 202000.8 tonnes wheat from centre during corresponding year meant for APL families, which is a heinous act by a government agency to forced the people of Haryana to purchase wheat at higher price from open Market despite the fact that food was remarked for them at subsidized rate had been allotted but due to failure of Haryana Food and supply department to left the allotted quota under TPDS defeated the objective of Targeted Public distribution system.
Source and Detailed News: Intelligent Haryana News