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District Administration Kargil distributes free dry ration kits among more than 200 migrant laborers

KARGIL MAY 29, 2021: Continuing with the measures to ensure provision of free ration and other essential commodities to the migrant laborers across the district, so that they do not face any inconvenience during the present COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent Corona curfew, District Administration Kargil distributed free dry ration kits among more than 200 laborers here today.

Migrant Labour Welfare Committee Kargil comprising of the Assistant Labor Commissioner (ALC) Raziya Khatoon,

Deputy Registrar Cooperatives Dr Zakir Hussain, Block Development Officer Sodh Jigmeth Angchuk, In Charge Assistant Director FCS&CA Muhammad Akbar and officials of Municipal Committee Kargil distributed the dry ration kits among the migrant laborers at Baroo Colony,  Baroo Tsoq,Titichumick ,Bypass Bridge Shilikchay, Shilikchay, Dass, Lungbithang, Balti Bazar and adjoining areas.

Food items were distributed among the laborers as per the scale of rice 5 kgs, , dal 1.50  kgs, cooking oil 1 liter, nutri nuggets 1.50 kgs, sugar 0.50 kgs, milk powder 0.50 kgs, 3 masks and 1 soap per person besides sanitary pads for female laborers.

Furthermore, free medicines were also  provided to the needy laborers on production of doctor’s prescription.

Meanwhile, the dry ration kits are also being distributed in Sankoo, Drass, Shakar Chiktan and Zanskar Sub Divisions through the respective Sub Divisional Magistrates (SDMs).

Pertinently, around more than 4500 migrant laborers will be provided dry ration kits across the district as per the list provided by the officers committee constituted at the district headquarter and SDMs from the respective sub divisions.

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