Tribune News ServiceJalandhar January 16Jalandhar Central MLA Rajinder Beri and Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori on Saturday handed over allotment letters for 97 fair price shops (ration depots) to the candidates. They said after scrutiny of documents 160 of them were called for the interview out of which 142 turned up and today 97 were given allotment letters for running ration depots. Arora hands over six licences in HoshiarpurHanding over licences for ration depots to six beneficiaries under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar & the Karobar Mission of the state government at the local DAC complex Industries and Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora said the Punjab Government would also provide ration depot licenses in villages across the district. He also said after the urban areas over 450 ration depot licences would be given in the rural areas of Hoshiarpur district thus paving a way to ensure employment for the unemployed beneficiaries under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar Mission. Arora added that Punjab Government led by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had introduced the Smart Ration Card scheme inter-state portability which envisaged that the beneficiaries could get their essential commodities from anywhere in the country and from any ration depot across Punjab.
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