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Ahmedabad: Ration worth Rs 80 lakh pilfered, six fair price shop owners arrested

Police and district officers of Amreli conducted joint raids on 16 fair price shops (FPS) in Amreli district early this week.

Amid chaos at fair price shops, iris scan to start soon

In the first eight days of e-PoS devices being installed at ration shops, many beneficiaries returned home empty-handed as either the machines didn’t work or they failed to recognise their fingerprints.


Fair price shops in J&K to get PoS machines, says Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali

Terming it as the biggest reform in bringing transparency in the Public Distribution System (PDS), he said these machines are connected to a server that uploads every transaction on a portal that can be monitored from any part of the country at anytime. 

Govt to hand over fair price shops to women soon

At present, there are around 17,000 FPSs across some 13,000 gram panchayats in rural areas.

Mission Jagruti banks on SMS from villagers

Citizens are being educated on how to monitor quality of services offered by the government.

Why not encourage partnerships in investment in human capital?

These payments are booked in the appropriation accounts of the government and constitute the backbone of food security


Villages with no Internet make it harder for bar-coded ration cards project in state

Even as the Gujarat government plans to introduce the system of bar-coded ration cards by this year-end,people in remote villages with no Internet connectivity will be able to get ration from fair price shops only on a few fixed days,usually twice every month,since the system is based on coupons that are generated online.

Project to streamline PDS remains a non-starter

Digitisation of ration cards with details of over 1,000-odd fair price shops in the eight zones.

Fair price shops on strike,govt plans to invoke ESMA

Led by Modi’s brother,protesters press for salary,‘employee’ status.

Confusion over ration card forms as deadline ends

The last day of the ration card verification drive witnessed a lot of chaos and confusion at fair price shops across the city.