TAMIL NADU

Full verification of ration cards begins in Nagapattinam district

CHECK: R. Chandrasekaran (second from right), Joint Commissioner of Civil Supplies, verifying the family cards in Velankanni in Nagapattinam district on Wednesday.

CHECK: R. Chandrasekaran (second from right), Joint Commissioner of Civil Supplies, verifying the family cards in Velankanni in Nagapattinam district on Wednesday.  

Special Correspondent

Weed out all bogus cards, says Joint Commissioner

NAGAPATTINAM: Cent per cent verification of family cards commenced in Nagapattinam district on Wednesday and the task would be completed within a week, said R. Chandrasekaran, Joint Commissioner of Civil Supplies, here on Wednesday.

Reviewing the progress of issue of new family cards, working of the fair price shops and public distribution system and verification of family cards in the district with M. Jayaraman, Collector, civil supplies and revenue officials, Mr Chandrasekaran said that the Government was taking steps to weed out bogus family cards.

The Joint Commissioner instructed the taluk supply officers to take up door to door verification with revenue inspectors in each taluk and weed out the bogus cards.

Venkatramani, District Supply Officer, Nagapattinam, S.Chandramohan, Senior Regional Manager, Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation, and taluk supply officers attended the review meeting.

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