Khadya Sathi wins SKOCH Award
West Bengal

Khadya Sathi wins SKOCH Award

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Kolkata, Feb 26 : Khadya Sathi – the flagship food security scheme run by the West Bengal Government - has won the prestigious SKOCH Award.

The award was handed over to the State food commissioner, who is also the principal secretary of the Food and Supplies (F&S) Department, at a ceremony in New Delhi.

The Khadya Sathi Scheme envisages a system of systematic distribution of foodgrains across the state through the public distribution system (PDS), and for this, the government, through the F&S Department, has brought about end-to end reforms in the management of the PDS.

Khadya Sathi wins SKOCH Award

It may be mentioned that Mamata Banerjee had been chosen as the best chief minister of the country by the SKOCH Group in 2018.

She was given the award on the basis of the State’s performance as measured on five parameters – governance, culture, finance, urban development and rural development.UNI