With the initiative of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs department Government of Tripura Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha has inaugurated the distribution of Spices through PDS at Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhawan, Agartala on Tuesday (16th May, 2023).
In the inauguration ceremony of the distribution of Spices through PDS Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha said, “The present State Government is public-friendly Government. Our Government’s effort towards public welfare is continued. The State Government is not the one to keep issues hanging. Our Government believes in finding solutions and resolving issues. Packaged spices will be distributed to consumers through Fair Price Shops at a subsidized rate from now onwards. The Chief Minister also said , the State Government is routinely working towards public welfare keeping a transparent outlook. It takes every problem as a challenge and works to provide a solution to those problems. The entrepreneurs now having the opportunity to cater ground spices to the Fair Price Shops of the state through e-tender is the fruit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for “Vocal for Local”.
The Chief Minister also added, industrial investors from the state and outside the state are now eager to invest in the state as a result of the Government’s apt policy and huge improvement in industrial infrastructure and connectivity in the state. The State has great progress in terms of National Highway roads, airways, internet and many more. Tripura is now moving ahead towards becoming ‘Ek Tripura, Shreshtha Tripura’. He said, with a view to further strengthening the Public Distribution System, our Government has taken the initiative to deliver various essential ration items up to the last man of the society through Fair Price Shops at a subsidized rate.
Hon’ble Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Transport and Tourism minister Sushanta Chowdhury, Principal Secretary of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs department Ravel Hemendra Kumar also spoke on the occasion. M/s Annada Spices Industry has been assigned through e-tendering for supplying the spices through PDS.
Director of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs department Nirmal Adhikari, Owner of M/s Annada Spices Industry Ratan Debnath and many other dignitaries were present in the inauguration ceremony.