May 08, 2020 4:13 pm
Among those who had ration cards, the reasons cited for not being able to access ration included shops in their vicinity being shut, shops having a low supply of grains or being overcrowded.
May 07, 2014 12:42 am
There are nine zonal offices of the Food and Supplies department, where shopkeepers can get their weighing machines verified.
October 24, 2013 4:59 am
Reports obtained by Food and Supplies Department have estimated that 80,400 hectares of cropped area have been damaged in the recent floods.
October 16, 2013 1:35 am
A high-level probe was also ordered into alleged corruption in the department,Food and Civil Supplies Minister Haroon Yusuf said.
April 30, 2013 4:41 am
The Bharatiya Janata Party condemned the Food and Supplies Department for not providing the ration under Public Distribution System to the ration card holders.
September 15, 2012 2:08 am
Within 45 days of taking the charge as Commissioner and Secretary in Food and Supplies Department,Syed Ahmed Baba,a 1988 batch IAS officer,was stripped of his additional charge on Friday. He will remain as the Secretary,Cooperation Department.
March 25, 2012 1:04 am
There is a clear-cut racket which has private contractors engaged in transportation of the LPG cylinders and some influential officials in the Food and Civil supplies department.