PDS

Soon, residents in Kerala can use ration card to buy items in 11 more states

First phase of national PDS portability scheme to be rolled out in Jan 2020

published on : 21st December 2019

Andhra Pradesh government to supply quality rice under PDS from April 2020

A ministerial committee had suggested that the civil supplies department should negotiate with rice millers regarding the charges/incentives to be paid towards improving quality.

published on : 16th December 2019

Dealers rip off ration card holders in Telangana's Warangal

Ration shop dealers reportedly force customers to buy commodities such as oil, pulses and soaps which are not part of the essentials supplied by the Civil Supplies Department.

published on : 10th December 2019

PDS stock worth Rs 53 lakh seized from private godowns

Vigilance and Enforcement Department Regional Officer P Joshua formed five teams and personally monitored the raids.

published on : 17th November 2019

In a first, Telangana to use blockchain in public distribution system scheme

It may be noted that with this trial run, Telangana will become the first State in the country to use blockchain technology in the PDS scheme.

published on : 30th October 2019

750 bags of mid-day meal rice seized in Prakasam

PDS rice was being packaged and sold in the market, officials say

published on : 2nd October 2019

‘Will ensure proper marketing for paddy’, CM KCR in assembly

The chief minister also promised that the problems relating to turmeric and chilli crops too would be resolved. 

published on : 19th September 2019

Chhattisgarh Governor praises CM Baghel on education policy

Governor Anusuiya Uikey has praised the Bhupesh Baghel on the government’s policy in the education sector under his leadership has brought a change in the life of the people living in the tribal belts

published on : 5th September 2019

No essential service can be denied for want of Aadhaar: UIDAI

UIDAI said it has taken a serious note of some of the reported cases where want of Aadhaar had resulted in the denial of essential services like hospitalisation or medical help.

published on : 11th February 2018

After Aadhaar privacy concerns, now identity, address, phone number of Tamil Nadu ration card holders freely available on PDS website

The address and ration card number of Tamil Nadu residents can be found on the state’s Public Distribution System’s website.

published on : 30th January 2018

Denied Public Distribution System ration after fingerprint mismatch, Jharkhand man dies of hunger

The daughter of the deceased 62-year-old man said he died of hunger as the family had gone entirely without foodgrain for two weeks, a day after Jharkhand CM thrashed reports of two deaths last week.

published on : 25th October 2017