Civil Supplies

PDS wheat goes missing in Tamil Nadu as Centre cuts supply

Ration shops across Tamil Nadu have started reducing supply of the grain to PDS cardholders in anticipation of a shortage.

published on : 13th July 2022

DVAC raids underway at 49 locations linked to former minister R Kamaraj

The DVAC sleuths are also conducting a raid on the premises of the father-in-law of M K Eniyan, the son of Kamaraj, located at Pookara Vastath Theru in Thanjavur.

published on : 8th July 2022

PDS shops eye FSSAI licence in Tamil Nadu, to supply toor dal in packets

The move will not only reduce the work burden of PDS employees but also reduce consumers' waiting time and each ration cardholder is eligible for 1 kg of toor dal per month.

published on : 7th July 2022

Madras High Court quashes tender to supply two lakh packets of palmolein for PDS

Ukraine war and supervening ban on palm oil export by Indonesia altered market situation, says court while granting relief to suppliers

published on : 2nd June 2022

Civil supplies godown turns school in Nabarangpur

Due to the lack of kitchen facilities, the students are forced to take lunch in the yard of the headmistress’ house, situated one km away from the school.

published on : 30th May 2022

Centre extends deadline for Rabi rice delivery

The Centre has extended the period of milling of paddy and delivery of custom milled rice to FCI in Telangana for Rabi 2020-21 marketing season till May 31, 2022.

published on : 5th May 2022

Odisha claims pending food subsidy bill against non-submission of UCs

26 districts have not submitted utilisation certificates for the last four financial years 

published on : 22nd April 2022

Russian invasion of Ukraine: Wheat procurement by private traders in Punjab at an all-time high

The highest purchase by private players stood at 2.9 lakh metric tonnes in 2014.

published on : 14th April 2022

Smuggling PDS rice big business for black marketers, at the cost of taxpayers money

Of late, there has been a marked increase in the number of people arrested for attempting to sell PDS rice, meant to feed the poor, in the black market. 

published on : 11th April 2022

Vir Vikram Yadav gets additional charge as Shree Jagannath Temple Administration chief

Besides, Nikunja Kishore Sundaray has been appointed as the additional chief secretary in the Public Enterprise department after his return from Central deputation.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Piyush accuses TS of threatening Centre; it’s other way round: Harish

In fact, he went on to say that unlike Telangana rice, Punjab rice could be sold across the country.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Odisha State Civil Supplies Corporation seeks Crime Branch help for recovery of Rs 8 crore from miller

The mill owner was supposed to deliver 54,000 quintal rice to the State-run corporation, however, only 19,500 quintals were delivered quantity of rice worth Rs 8.42 crore is yet to be delivered.

published on : 10th March 2022

Online registration for paddy sale slow in Tiruppur district

According to data made available by the agriculture department, there are over 13,000 paddy farmers in Tiruppur district. But only 123 have registered TNCSC website till January en

published on : 4th February 2022

Now, age test to ensure rice quality

Orders issued to conduct age tests on grain before transporting it to godowns across country

published on : 17th January 2022

Odisha's Balangir district paddy procurement woes: Probe initiated

Civil Supplies department officials also visited the rice mills in the block to check the registers and take stock of the purchased paddy.

published on : 12th January 2022

Andhra Pradesh to purchase grain directly from farmers through 4,813 RBKs

Elaborating further, the Civil Supplies Commissioner clarified that any discrepancies in the bank accounts and Aadhaar may cause some delay.

published on : 11th January 2022

Odisha civil supplies corporation demands waiver of interest and tax penalty

The Odisha State Civil Supplies Corporation (OSCSC) Ltd has urged the State government to waive off interest and penalty for late deposit of tax under VAT.

published on : 8th January 2022

Rice will be supplied to beneficiaries in January: Andhra civil supplies minister

Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao cited insufficient stock availability with Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Corporation as the reason for the delay.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Bombay Suburban Electric Supply takes step to solve grievances of Delhi's Ballimaran residents

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain also directed BSES officials to identify dark spots in consultation with the residents for installing new high mast lights. 

published on : 8th December 2021

Security for Nani, 3 MLAs stepped up 

Higher officials of Intelligence and Security Wing (ISW), in a communication to the Police Commissionerate of Vijayawada asked the latter to enhance the security of the four.

published on : 25th November 2021
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