Punjab’s Food and Civil Supplies Department officers on Tuesday carried out a raid at two personal generators and recovered 5,200 luggage of rice supposed to be disbursed underneath the Public Distribution System (PDS).
State’ Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu mentioned that a crew of the dept carried out a raid at a mill in Kurali from the place 3000 luggage have been seized from the warehouse.
The luggage has been hidden within the inventory of paddy, he mentioned, in keeping with a professional observation issued right here.
Ashu mentioned a raid used to be additionally carried out at a rice mill in Kharar from the place 2,200 luggage of rice, which has been added to be disbursed underneath PDS, have been seized.
“The rice was brought at a lower price from other states and was to be used for bogus billing during the current marketing season,” the minister mentioned.
Ashu has ordered criminal motion towards the generators, the observation mentioned.
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