Food dept asks CU to survey NFS implementation in Bengal

  • | Saturday | 21st November, 2020

Kolkata: The state Food and Supplies department has written to Calcutta University (CU) seeking its consent in carrying out the assessment study for evaluation of the National Food Security Programme (NFSP) in Bengal. "We have written to the Registrar of CU to inform us whether the varsity will be able to carry out the assessment study. As soon as we get their consent, we will inform the Ministry of Food and Public Distribution so that CU can go ahead with the study," said a senior official of state Food and Supplies department. The department of Food and Public Distribution usually selects an agency on its own for conducting the study. The total number of beneficiaries in the state under National Food Security Act is 6.1 crore.

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