Rice released in West Khasi Hills under NFSA Scheme

Shillong, September 30The Deputy Commissioner (Supply), West Khasi Hills has informed that rice, under the NFSA (National Food Security Act) scheme, 2013 for the month of September has been released, for AAY, Priority Household (PHH) and Non-NFSA within Nongstoin Sadar Sub-Division Wholesaler Centre.

The scale of issue for AAY is 35 kg per card at a rate of Rs 3 per kg. For Priority Household (PHH), the scale of issue is 5 kg per head at the same rate. The scale of issue for Non–NFSA Group A, under Nongstoin wholesale centre, is 9.40 kg per household at a rate of Rs 11 per kg; Group B, under Rambrai, Markasa, Pariong and Riangdo wholesale center,s is 9.40 kg per household at a rate of Rs 11.40 per kg and Group C, under Shahlang, Aradonga and Maweit wholesale centres, is 9.40 kg per household at a rate of Rs 12 per kg. The difference of prices is due to the distance of Fair Price Shop Centre from Nongstoin.

Any less supply of rice or over-changing of rate by the Fair Price Shop dealers is to be brought to the notice of the Deputy Commissioner (Supply), West Khasi Hills District, Nongstoin. Necessary action shall be taken thereafter.

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