Jiribam, May 24: The National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 which aims to provide subsidized food grains to the marginalized families has been launched today at Jribam Sub- Division at the Old ADC complex, Jribam, organized by Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution.
The launched programme was attended by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) of Jribam, Local bodies’ leaders, Rationing Agent of Fair price shop and various luminaries of Jribam. Among them Sapam Hopeson Singh, Addl. SP, Jribam graced the programme as a chief Guest while H. Dhananjoy Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner (i/c) shared the dais as President and E. Ashalata Devi, Chairperson, Jribam Municipal Council; K. Birakumar Singh, Vice- Chairperson attended as a Guests of honour respectively.
The Welcome address of the launching programme was delivered by W. Shyam Kumar Singh, Addl. Director of CAF & PD. On his speech he briefed about the implementation of Food Security Act.
The launch programme was flag off by Sapam Hopeson Singh, Addl. SP of Jribam as well as Chief Guest of the programme. On his Speech of Chief Guest, he said that National Food Security Act, 2013 is an Act aims to provides subsidized food grains to the Two- third of India’s people in the rural and Urban areas. Thereafter, he added that under the Act of Food Security every individual who are entitled to the Act will get 5 kg of rice at the rate of three rupees. He also expressed such programme or Act of the Government will be benefitted to build up a better society