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L-G transfers Delhi's food and supplies commissioner

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Baijal today ordered the transfer of Food and Supplies K R Meena to the Land and Building Department, days after the dispensation sought action against him for alleged irregularities in the delivery of ration.

The transfer order by the Lt. Governor, issued yesterday, stated that Meena was transferred and posted as the of the Land and

Mohanjeet Singh, principal secretary-cum-of Industries, will hold the additional charge as principal secretary-cum- of and

Last week, had claimed that the found "open theft" in the delivery of ration in the city and demanded suspension of Meena.

Sisodia had also demanded the approval of Baijal for the government's ambitious scheme for doorstep delivery of ration and stopping the existing e-(Electronic Point of Sale) system, under which beneficiaries are given ration through biometric identification.

He had alleged that the e-system, implemented in the city from January 1, was leading to "open theft" in the distribution of ration.

The yesterday suspended the e-system as was demanded by the dispensation and ordered the Anti-Corruption Branch to investigate the alleged misuse of OTP authentication in the delivery of ration.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 23:50 IST
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