In an open letter to the Chief Minister, Venkat Reddy said that the beneficiaries of the National Food Security Act were facing hardships in drawing ration.
After an order from the Supreme Court, Delhi govt started providing NON PDS rations on June 5 from 282 schools with a cap of 20 lakh people.
Cooperation Minister I Periyasamy and Food Minister AR Sakkarapani, and senior officials were present on the occasion.
Beneficiaries of food and income security in Odisha have been hit by the double whammy of lockdown and denial of ration and dues.
Though Minati avails old age pension and PDS commodities, by her own admission, she sells those to buy her daughter’s medicines.
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They said complaints were lodged with food and civil supplies officials at Bengaluru as well as at its office in Mysuru and also with the DC’s office.
Priced similar to the PDS grains at Rs 20 per kg, rice bags under the brand name of Shree Om from an anonymous manufacturer are flooding some markets of the district.
A division bench has issued a notice to the Chhattisgarh State Civil Supplies Corporation to respond after staying the tender process.
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The problem started when the online distribution of ration was made mandatory even in the areas where there is no internet connection.
The Delhi government in April 2018 had temporarily suspended distribution of ration through the e-PoS system.
A PDS dealer of Paramhansa village near Kandarpur succumbed to the disease a week back.
PDS shops in Chhattisgarh forced to close down, foodgrain supply to 6.7 million beneficiaries disrupted
Officials say that the PDS shops will not be allowed to open till the Covid situation improves in the state.
Foodgrains required for distribution under PDS can be procured from farmers in the state and there is a need for a comprehensive policy to strengthen the system.
The State government on Monday hiked the salaries of the employees of ration shops run by cooperative societies under the Public Distribution System.