Computerisation of PDS: Panel submits report - The New Indian Express

Computerisation of PDS: Panel submits report

Published: 27th July 2013 03:20 PM

Last Updated: 27th July 2013 03:20 PM

The one-member Commission appointed by the State Government to study the impact of  end-to-end computerisation programme of the public distribution system (PDS) in Kerala, submitted its report here on Friday.

The Nivedita P Haran Commission submitted the report to Food and Civil Supplies Minister Anoop Jacob.

The project envisages the creation and management of a digitised database and supply chain management from the Food Corporation of India (FCI) godown to fair price shops.

The programme will enable electronic stock-keeping and maintenance of real-time information on allocation, stock position and sales.  The Commission studied about the transparency required and how the new system could be implemented to help the common man.

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