PDS

Telangana government must adopt home delivery of ration: MP Venkat Reddy

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.

published on : 27th July 2021

‘PDS supply to people without cards have dried up’

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.

published on : 21st July 2021

Ensure supply of quality essentials at PDS shops: Stalin

Cooperation Minister I Periyasamy and Food Minister AR Sakkarapani, and senior officials were present on the occasion. 

published on : 4th July 2021

PDS beneficiaries, workers face a double whammy in Odisha

Beneficiaries of food and income security in Odisha have been hit by the double whammy of lockdown and denial of ration and dues.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Rendered homeless by cyclone Yaas, mother-daughter duo in Odisha takes shelter in cowshed

Though Minati avails old age pension and PDS commodities, by her own admission, she sells those to buy her daughter’s medicines. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Suspension axe on procurement inspector in Rourkela

Marketing inspector of Nuagaon shifted to Rajgangpur; ‘Jogan Sahayaks’ dismissed

published on : 26th June 2021

Mysuru: PDS ration being claimed by proxies

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.

published on : 26th June 2021

PDS grain missing, anonymous rice brand surfaces in Odisha's Sundergarh district

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.

published on : 24th June 2021

Chhattisgarh HC stays procurement of jaggery meant for Bastar tribals

A division bench has issued a notice to the Chhattisgarh State Civil Supplies Corporation to respond after staying the tender process.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Walk for 8 km and then climb a hillock: These Jharkhand villagers' only way to access internet for ration

The problem started when the online distribution of ration was made mandatory even in the areas where there is no internet connection. 

published on : 19th June 2021

Centre again asks Delhi to resume e-PoS devices in PDS; seeks compliance report by June 30

The Delhi government in April 2018 had temporarily suspended distribution of ration through the e-PoS system.

published on : 18th June 2021

Biometric for PDS distribution sparks coronavirus fear in Cuttack

A PDS dealer of Paramhansa village near Kandarpur succumbed to the disease a week back.

published on : 22nd May 2021

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.

published on : 14th April 2021

Source millets for PDS from local farmers: Panel

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.

published on : 24th February 2021

Govt hikes PDS workers’ salary

The State government on Monday hiked the salaries of the employees of ration shops run by cooperative societies under the Public Distribution System.

published on : 23rd February 2021
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