Review meeting by APSFC | Role of officers vital in NFS Act: APSFC

PASIGHAT, Oct 31: Highlighting vital role of various Govt departments as stakeholders in effective implementation of National Food Security (NFS) Act 2013 in the state,  AP State Food Commission (APSFC) members Nanom Jamoh asked them to ensure the benefits reach the target beneficiaries.

She was addressing a meeting here on Wednesday aimed at reviewing status of various schemes implemented by various departments East Siang, Siang and Lower Siang districts.

APSFC member Rillang Chege advocated selection of genuine beneficiaries as per guidelines, coordination for iproper implementation of NFS  schemes.

ADC Taddo Borang, in his presidential address, stressed on monitoring supply of food materials by administrative officers in all blocks and sub-divisions in regular interval.

DDSE J. Yirang earlier highlighted  implementation of Mid-Day meals in 114 schools in East Siang, introduction of centralized kitchens, training given to cooks and helpers on hygienic cooking and meal preparation, kitchen gardening etc. Siang & Lower Siang DDSEs also spoke on Mid day meal implementation.

Lower Siang DFSCO stressed the need for FCI godown in Likabali and Gensi  to overcome storage problem for  smooth functioning of the department while Siang DFCSO spoke in staff shortage affecting service delivery.

Lower Siang ICDS deputy director in-charge Bahi Koyu enlisted number of beneficiaries of various projects in Likabali, Gensi, Ramle-Banggo (Nari), Pangin and Riga. The details and issues faced in the implementation of SNP food items.

The meeting was also participated by the Pasighat, Gensi & Nari CDPOs along with Pasighat and Likabali ICDS projects officials attended the meeting. (DIPRO)

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