PDS rice

9K kgs of PDS rice seized

According to the police, special raids are being conducted to prevent illegal transportation of PDS rice.

published on : 6th May 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

Karnataka police seize 246 quintols of illegal PDS rice at Davangere

During the interrogation, the police didn't find any valid documents either on sales or transportation after which it was confiscated.

published on : 4th November 2021

Guntur: PDS rice worth Rs 3 cr seized in a month

He informed that in the last one month, officials had conducted raids across the district at various rice mills, godowns.

published on : 23rd October 2021

20 fall ill after eating rice from PDS shops in Karnataka's Gadag district

Officials visited the village and found that the rice contains toxic elements like plastic, and have sent it for examination.

published on : 11th October 2021

BJP alleges 'scam' in distribution of free rice in Chhattisgarh

The Congress government, however, denied the charges and said it has been distributing more rice than the allocation made by the Centre under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana.

published on : 5th October 2021

40 tonne PDS rice seized in Gannavaram

The police seized the trucks and a case was registered against the drivers. Meanwhile, the seized rice was shifted to civil supplies godown in Gannavaram.

published on : 26th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh police seize 1,000 bags of PDS rice, arrest driver

The lorry, registered in Tamil Nadu, was illegally transporting 1,000 bags of PDS rice to Tamil Nadu from Nekarikallu town in Guntur district.

published on : 11th September 2021

PDS rice not substandard but old stock, says admin

However, the issue seems to linger as just two days back, similar complaint of substandard rice under mid-day meal scheme was received from a primary school in Jeypore’s Dhanpur panchayat. 

published on : 10th August 2021