Hyderabad, Dec 12 (Hydnow): Minister for Water and Drainage, Civil Supplies, Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the previous KCR government committed irregularities in the Civil Supplies Department. However, measures will be taken to provide quality rice to the poor.
The Minister conducted a review of the Civil Supplies Department in Hyderabad. Officials briefed the minister on grain collection, milling capacity, and quality of rice,
Later, speaking to the press persons, the Minister said that the financial condition of the Civil Supplies Department is alarming today. This department continues to incur a loss of Rs. 56 thousand crores. 12 percent of consumers have not used ration cards. Some people divert ration rice. The collection of grain from farmers should be transparent. We also discussed the problems of the millers with the authorities. We will decide on a new ration card application soon. We will provide corruption-free and transparent governance to the people. We will implement the gas cylinder guarantee of Rs. 500 in 100 days, said Uttam Kumar Reddy. (Hydnow)
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