Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ramesh Dhawala met Jharkhand counterpart Mathura Prasad Mahato and discussed policy and programmes of the department. Jharkhand’s minister was highly impressed with the development and progressive policies of the state government and lauded its subsidy programme.

During the meeting, Dhawala asserted that till January, 2011 around 19852 inspections were conducted and a sum of Rs. 4 lacs as security and products amounting to Rs. 10.75 lacs were confiscated. Principal Secretary Rajbala Verma and other senior departmental officers of Himachal Pradesh were also present.