Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Odisha govt. releases Rs 960 crore for disbursing Rs 1000 to PDS beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar, : The Odisha government released another Rs 960 crore as livelihood assistance to people covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and State Food Security Scheme (SFSS) in view of the prevailing Covid-19 situation.

Sources said, the beneficiaries of the schemes will get an assistance of Rs 1,000 and the amount will be credited to their accounts with an instruction to the chief civil supply officer and civil supply officers to ensure the distribution process is completed within seven days. For identification purposes, the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) card will be the primary ID proof. However, in the case of the non-availability of BSKY cards, existing NFSA or SFSS cards shall be considered as ID proof.

Odisha government on Monday has released Rs 350 crore for disbursement as livelihood assistance of Rs 1,000 to eligible beneficiaries of the public distribution system (PDS) in 30 districts under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and State Food Security Scheme (SFSS). This will benefit about 96 lakh beneficiaries covered under the food security net.

District managers of OSCSC have been asked to download the block/ULB-wise NFSA and SFSS card list for January 2022 allotment from Ration Card Management System (RCMS) dashboard to find out funds requirements.

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