**Balangir:** The Balangir district administration has initiated stringent actions against bogus beneficiaries of the National Food for Security Act (NFSA) as it has filed 103 FIRs till date.
Talking to media on Monday, Balangir Sadar ACSO Manas Ranjan Mahapatra informed that out of the 103 booked, 43 were forwarded to court on Sunday and the rest will follow the suit soon.
The ACSO also informed that those who wish to surrender the cards voluntarily have to fill up a challan and must refund the amount of the ration consumed at the rates fixed by the State Government.
For one kilo of rice, the refund money has been fixed at Rs 30.94 while for a kilo of wheat Rs 22 and for a litre of kerosene Rs 49.96. The respective amounts to be multiplied with the quantities already consumed for the previous months as reflected in their cards.
Notably, the Odisha Chief Minister has recently issued directives to initiate stringent actions against the ineligible ration card holders.