News Topic:J&K Department of Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs

Price shock likely for consumers as J-K Govt ends regulation of mutton prices

The Jammu & Kashmir Government will not regulate the prices of mutton in the Union Territory from now onwards.

Chicken prices soar in Kashmir markets

With Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs failing to enforce the rates fixed by it for poultry, the chicken prices in the Kashmir markets have skyrocketed.

J-K Govt begins process to scrutinize ration card holders falling in AAY, PHH category

The government on Monday said that the process to scrutinize over seven lakh ration card holders falling in the category of AAY and PHH in the Valley.

Mushtaq Ahmad Wani posted Assistant Director FCSCA Pulwama, Shopian

Locals and employees of the FCSCA Pulwama and Shopian have expressed gratitude for getting an 'honest' and 'efficient' officer who will serve the people well.

Complaints galore against ineligible families with PHH, AAY ration cards in south Kashmir

People in Pulwama and Shopian districts have alleged that ineligible and non-deserving households have been included under AAY and PHH ration cards.

Authorities seal 117 mutton shops within a fortnight in Srinagar

To control the price of mutton, authorities have sealed over 117 mutton shops for the past two weeks in Kashmir's capital city Srinagar.

J-K commences distribution of free foodgrains amongst AAY, priority households

In an important move aimed at ensuring food security, the Government of India has announced the distribution of foodgrains, free of cost to NFSA beneficiaries.

Concern: Alarming use of harmful colouring agents in food items

Scores of cases are getting reported every day in Kashmir where people face food poisoning after consumption of Wazwaan or other food items.

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