Dcs Gujarat : Ration card Public distribution system has been implemented in the state for the food security of the poor. The Department of Food and Civil Supplies, under the State of Gujarat, the Director, Food and Civil Supplies Office plays a vital role in making it functional. Monitoring and supervision of regular supply of foodgrains and other commodities on a monthly basis through fair price shops is carried out in coordination with various agencies for the management of public distribution system. In addition, demand and supply of goods are also controlled and monitored in accordance with the Essential Commodities Act as well as the control orders under it.Check Below Link to Dcs Gujarat Ration card
Dcs Gujarat Management system – Overview
The state level office of the Director, Food and Civil Supplies is located at Gandhinagar to carry out the above functions. While for the operation of this office the District Supply Officer at the district level and the Taluka Mamlatdar at the taluka level perform their duties in their respective areas of work.
- Fair Price Store (Selection and Appointment)
- Arrangements for distribution of essential commodities
- Ration card
- Transparency and grievance redressal system
- Vigilance system
- Village and Urban Vigilance Committees
- Organization of the Office of the Director
- Awareness campaign
- Monitoring of commodity prices of essential commodities
Fair Price Store (Selection and Appointment)
The issuance of license under the orders issued under the Essential Commodities Act 18 is to be done by the Collector Shri District Supply Officer / Mamlatdar Shri at the district level. For proper management of public distribution system, specific areas are fixed for fair price shops in each taluka and urban area (zone) on the basis of population determined by the State Government for rural and urban areas. After getting the recommendation of the committee, under the chairmanship of the district collector, as per the decision of the district advisory committee, it has to be done by the district supply officer. Besides, issuance of licenses under Public Distribution System Control Order is also done at district level.
Arrangements for distribution of essential commodities
The Ministry of Food and Public Distribution Management of the Government of India allocates grain and sugar on an annual / quarterly / monthly basis for the public distribution system. While the Ministry of Petroleum allocates kerosene on an annual / quarterly basis. At the beginning of the month, the quantity of essential items available at the state level is distributed in a district wise manner keeping in view the types of ration card holders, population as well as the standards of essential items available per card. On the basis of which district supply officers make allotment for taluka (village) and urban taluka (zone). While the Taluka Mamlatdars / Zonal Officers issue permits to the fair price shops, kerosene retailers / hawkers on a monthly basis for distribution of essential items for distribution to the card holders. Relevant fair price shopkeepers have to get the quantity mentioned in this permit from the godowns under Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation. While the Government of India’s Oil Co. The quantity of kerosene permitted by the kerosene agents at Nimel and the district has to be arranged at the fair price shop / kerosene retailer or hawker’s place (door step delivery).
Dcs Gujarat Ration card
Generally, every family residing within the state has the right to get ration card. For this the head of the family has to give full details in the form as per the prescribed form prescribed by the state government and apply to the office of Taluka Mamlatdar / Zonal Officer of his area with supporting evidence. As per the provisions of the Citizen’s Charter, the Taluka Mamlatdar Shri / Zonal Officer has to check the application of the applicant and as per the requirement, determine the category of the card, obtain the photos and biometric details of the head of the family / members, issue a barcoded ration card. Under the Barcoded Ration Card Scheme, the card holder has to visit e-gram / cybercafe on the basis of their biometric details and get the barcoded coupons of the quantity of essential items to suit their card category. Personal coupons for each item available to cardholders are printed and given on A-3 size barcoded coupon sheet. And above those coupons are also shown the name of the card holder, the number of the card, the name of the shopkeeper from whom the quantity is to be obtained, the quantity of goods to be received for that month, price etc. The state government has priced the coupon sheet at Rs. 5 / – has been decided. A copy of the cardholder is also printed in the middle of the coupon sheet. While the barcoded coupon on both the ends of the A / 3 size paper sheet has to be cut as per the requirement and the amount indicated on the fair price shopkeeper / kerosene agent / hawker has to be paid to get the quantity printed on the coupon. At the same time, the quantity of essential items obtained during the month of that year should also be noted in the barcoded ration card. Arrangements are also being considered in the coming days for the barcoded ration card holder to be able to get the quantity of essential items from any reasonable price shop. Check In Dcs Gujarat Ration card
The coupon obtained through barcoded ration card as well as biometric based coupon system as per fair price shopkeeper or kerosene retailer or hawker should be read at their own convenience, but in any case, before the end of the month by visiting Igram / Cyber Cafe. In the coming days fair price shopkeepers or hawkers / retailers of kerosene will be able to get the next month’s permit for the quantity of the required item according to the items sold during the month by the coupon method. This wise arrangement will be made shortly.
Village and Urban Vigilance Committees
Vigilance committees have been appointed in rural and urban areas per area of fair price shops. In these committees, besides the Sarpanch of the Gram Panchayat, Talati, a woman member of the Gram Panchayat, two of the card holders below the poverty line are nominated as members. This vigilance committee is to monitor the revenue and distribution of essential items at a fair price shop. As well as stock registers and sales registers kept at fair price shops are to be checked regularly.
The Office of the Director, Food and Civil Supplies Controller, as well as the District Supply Officer and Mamlatdar Shri In order to ensure that the provisions are complied with, in case of any breach, action is taken by the officer to seize the quantity of essential items. In cases of serious offenses, detention measures are also taken under the Art Market Prevention Act as per police complaint and requirement.
Organization of the Office of the Director
For all the above operations, different subjects have been allotted in the branches of the Office of the Director, Food and Civil Supplies. Click here to view the administrative structure.
Monitoring of commodity prices of essential commodities
The daily market prices of up to 32 items of essential commodities are collected from all the district headquarters of the state. Out of which the prices of the four main price monitoring centers of the state (1) Ahmedabad city, (2) Kutch-Bhuj, (3) Surat and (3) Rajkot headquarters are sent to the Central Government on a daily basis.
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