Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

fair price shop


Gujarat: Prahlad Modi demands monthly maintenance, salary for FPS owners

September 10, 2021 7:58 am

The GFPSA president also demanded that fair price shop owners be treated at par with government employees and be extended benefits like regular monthly salary and increment and allowances from time to time.

French envoy visits fair price shop with Delhi food minister

June 23, 2020 2:23 am

Lenain said the French government was supporting an initiative under which even migrants are covered under the ambit of food security in a state.

Faulty machines, poor network: Fair price shops have task cut out

June 25, 2018 4:53 pm

The Indian Express visited FPS across Delhi over a span of five weeks and found that in several cases, the machines were faulty, network connectivity was low, and fingerprint recognition of the elderly was problematic.

Two more arrested in fair price shops irregularities case

February 14, 2018 5:38 am

The fair price shop owner, Kantilal Parmar, a resident of Rander, had allegedly sold the food grains in the black market instead of selling them to beneficiaries at subsidised rates according to provisions of the scheme.

Sheila steps in to stop fair price shops’ shutdown

October 02, 2014 2:51 am

The highly subsidised foodgrains are supplied under the National Food Security Act 2013. Over 11 lakh ration cardholders benefit from the scheme in Delhi.

Post-scam,2.5 lakh ration cards now under scrutiny

July 11, 2011 2:34 am

The Dahod district administration has given 10 days notice to all Fair Price Shop owners to submit the details of 2.5 lakh biometric ration card holders.

Rs 4.65-cr fine slapped on PDS shopowners

July 02, 2011 3:16 am

The Panchmahals District Supply Office has slapped a whopping fine of Rs 4.65 crore on 10 Fair Price Shop.

Blackmarketing at fair price shops: probe ordered

April 06, 2011 2:23 am

The state Civil Supplies Department has started a probe into allegations by Congress MLA Gayasuddin Sheikh

MLA gets High Court notice for cancellation of PDS shop licence

February 25, 2011 3:02 am

A BSP legislator’s persistence to cancel the licence of a fair price shop,which was not even located in his constituency,has landed him in the dock.

Around Town

January 07, 2011 2:38 am

Upset over the denial of subsidised rations to the poor due to unscheduled closure of fair price shops,the Delhi High Court ordered the Delhi government to strictly monitor their working and take penal action against defaulters.