If you are a ration card holder and take advantage of government ration, then there is important news for you. The government has made necessary rules keeping in mind the interest of the ration beneficiaries. Actually, the ration gives less ration to the quoted people by messing up the weight many times. Therefore, the government has now made electronic point of sale mandatory at ration shops.
Department has implemented necessary rules
It is noteworthy that the National Food Security Act has made it mandatory for the ration beneficiaries to get the right amount of ration, for this, the central government has made it mandatory to connect the electronic point of sale (EPOS) devices with electronic scales at the ration shops. . The government has taken this step to increase transparency in ration shops while weighing food grains for the beneficiaries and to prevent undercutting.
Know what the rule says
According to the government, the reform of food grain weighing under Section 12 of the Act is an attempt to take the process forward through improving the transparency of operation of the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS). Under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), the government is giving five kilograms of wheat and rice (foodgrains) per person per person, at a subsidized rate of Rs 2-3 per kg, respectively, to about 80 crore people of the country.
Know what changed?
Rule 7 of sub-rule (2) of Food Security 2015 has been amended to promote savings with an additional profit of Rs.17.00 per quintal in order to incentivize states to provide ration through EPOS devices, a government official said. is.
Under the new rule, separate margin will be given for purchase of point of sale device and for its maintenance cost.