Jamshedpur, June 25: Police seized a truck full of rice which was taken from a ration shop from Chahno Block in Ranchi district for black marketing.
After getting information from the locals of the area, Food, Public Distribution & Consumer Affairs Minister Saryu Roy directed the Food department secretary and Ranchi DC to file a FIR and take severe action against the culprits involved.
Minister said that the same incident took place in Chahno last month and he went to the area and inspected the godown and ordered BDO for detailed inquiry into the matter. Ministerís office asked for obvious reasons after the BDO report was not found satisfying.
But the distribution system instead of becoming smoother the system has become more corrupt and the culprits behind this will have to face the legal music.
MLA ordered all the officials linked to the economical food distribution to comply to all the orders of the department since the last 2 months by June 30.
Rai said that if all the ration shops under Dal-Rice scheme is not opened till June 30 then the officers will have to face the music.
MLA further said that agents who will carry the food from the state food supply godowns to rations dealers should be hired within the time frame.