Bhubaneswar: Balangir district M Muthukumar on Saturday directed officials to lodge complaints at police stations against 57 Government employees for obtaining Nation Food Security Act (NFSA) rations cards by providing false information about them.
Muthukumar said this at a Press conference held at Balangir.
While Gudvella BDO has already lodged a complaint against four employees, BDO has been asked to lodge complaints against 18 employees and Khaprakhol BDO has been asked to do so against 17, he said. The BDO will lodge FIRs against 18 employees, he added.
The Collector said action would also be taken against those who have facilitated inclusion of Government employees in the NFSA list.
He further informed that a total of 956 families have been deleted from the ration card list while 573 families have voluntarily withdrawn cards.