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The broad functions of NFSA Division are as follows:

(i)     Monitoring implementation of National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA)
(ii)     Preparation of Rules under the NFSA


 (iii) Monitoring implementation of Grievance Redressal Mechanism under NFSA

(iv) Scheme for release of Centralassistance to States/UTs for meeting expenditure incurred on intra-State movement & handling of foodgrains and Fair Price Shop (FPS) dealers’ margin,

(v) Release of financial assistanceas per issued guidelines (size:9.4MB) under component"non-building assets for State Food Commissions”under Strengthening of PDS operations scheme

(vi) Release of cash food subsidy to UTs under DBT and miscellaneous matters relating to DBT in food

(vii) Matters relating to revision of foodgrains allocation to States/UTs under NFSA due to changes in coverage