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Ration can no longer be withdrawn by showing this card, more than 60 lakh cards have been cancelledSEDI News

Reporter of Puber’s Pen. More than 62 lakh ration cards have been canceled in the state. In response to questions related to fake ration cards in the Assembly, the Minister of Food said: Already blocked more than 62 L 24 thousand non-existent, dead and fake dose. The state informed that the process of canceling the card will be continuous.

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According to sources, the Food Department has come to know about one and a half million fake ration cards. And as a result, the loss of state power is about 1800 crores per year. The food department was shocked after reporting this huge amount of fake cards. After that, it was decided to block the card. As a result, the government is saving over Rs 90 crore every month in the food grain sector.

Food department officials believe that if all fake ration cards are blocked by next March, the savings will be more. According to them, if the decision is fully implemented, the monthly savings will increase to 150 million truce.

The Food Department has started blocking fake ration cards. According to food department sources, if the cards were not blocked, most of the government-subsidised food grains would have been smuggled out. Cards are marked in red on the departmental portal and blocked. It was also informed that you cannot collect food from the ration shop by showing that card.