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ePOS Training for Joint Collectors

Published: 05th April 2015 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2015 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA:A training programme was held for 12 district joint collectors and civil supplies department staff on various aspect of ePOS and its implementation.

On the directions of the state government, Krishna district administration is providing the training to joint collectors and civil supplies staff of other districts.

Speaking on the occasion, collector Babu A said the objective is to ensure that DBT beneficiaries are identified and provided the benefits under PDS (public distribution system) in time. He said ePOS pilot project was first implemented in Gollaprollu of East Godavari district and with its success, it was decided to replicate in 300 districts across the country.Babu said they have demonstrated the ePOS and digitisation of PDS in eight states in the country and today it is being implemented in Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.

Explaining the finer aspects of the new system, he said by weeding out the ineligible and checking the possible leaks, taxpayers money to the tune of Rs 1,200 crore could be saved.

Civil supplies director Ravi Babu said in the first phase, ePOS will be installed in 6,000 fair price shops. The new system will not only arrest diversion of commodities, but also increase the net income of a dealer, he said.

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