State government on Saturday submitted the status report of distribution of ration and LPG before the High Court revealing that at least 2,21,597 LPG cylinders have been distributed across the Valley while 19,383 quintals of ration have been distributed in Srinagar.
Advocate General, Jahangir Iqbal Ganai told KNS that the status report which they submitted before the HC reveals that 255 ration depots were opened in Srinagar and distributed ration amounting to 19,383 quintals while 62,841 cylinders of LPG have been distributed in Srinagar during these days. “The rest of the ration depots will be opened soon and the ration will also be made available in these rations depots,” the report according to Ganai reveals.
He said that 36,046 quintals of ration has been distributed in Anantnag. “There is no scarcity of medicines in the Valley hospitals. Wherever, there is scarcity of any drug in any hospital, we purchase them for market but at this time there is no scarcity of medicines in any hospital,” he said.
Asked about the petition on ban of snapping of cellular services, Advocate General said, “Yes, the petition was filed regarding the issue but the High court observed that it is for the government to take decision over it.”