Jammu and Kashmir Government is all set to launch a new scheme named “Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Food Entitlement (MMSFE)” from July 2016. Under the scheme, additional 5 kg ration to per soul per month will be provided in addition to his entitlement under NFSA.
The scheme will protect the interest of the families having up to 6 members. According to the minister for CAPD, Ch. Zulfkar Ali, the scheme will benefit 81 lakh population of the State with an extra burden of Rs. 358 crore per annum.
Under the National Flood Security Act-2013, which was implemented in the state from February 2016, each soul is entitled to get 5 kg ration per month. With the new MMSFE scheme, the ration quantity will go up by 100% to 10 Kg per soul per month.
The scheme will be applicable to the people of Ladakh and other areas as well.