Department of Social Welfare is awaiting official letter from concern IO from Assam Govt

Shillong, June 14: As per the news item referenced above, the Assam Police had seized rice from a godown .The rice is claimed to have been allocated to continental Milkcose Ltd. by FCI through the social welfare department.

In this regard, Director Social Walfare clarified that the government of India allocates rice under Wheat Based Nutrition Programme (WBNP) to different states.

The Directorate of Social welfare in turn allocated the rice to be approved manufacturer (Continental Milkcose Ltd) which was lifted from the FCI godown.

The manufacturer then processes it into a variety of ready to eat fortified food products in the factory which is supplied to the Anganwadi Centres under the Nutrition programme.

There has been no instance of non supply of food items so far, and complete indented quantities have been recieved.

The directorate of social welfare has been sending random samples of the food items for lab analysis and quality testing from time to time to ensure that the food items supplied is not of sub-standard quality and conforms to the nutritional norms.

The department is awaiting official letter from the concern investigation officer from Assam Government for enquiry and further appropriate action against the supplier said Mr.  D.D Shira director of social welfare Meghalaya Shillong.

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