Delhi Ration Portability Scheme – Now Delhi Ration Card Holder can get ration from any fair price shop (FPS). Besides this, you can also make the payment via online mode. Read Complete Details
Delhi Ration Portability Scheme
The state government of Delhi led by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mr. Arvind Kejariwal. is going to start a new scheme under which the state government will allow the ration card holders to avail ration from any fair price shop (FPS) in the city instead of registered fair price shop (FPS). Presently, people can avail the ration only from the registered ration shops in the locality.
This scheme was disclosed by the food and civil supplies minister Imran Hussain as a New Year gift to the beneficiaries on Monday. He informed that the government has made the ration distribution online at all fair price shops of the city.
He stated that the digitization was made possible with the department initiating distributing ration through e-point of sale device (e-PoS) at all 2,254 fair-price shops on the one-month trial basis. Besides this, the consumers can pay by both cash and online payment.
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He also informed that the state government will consider a full roll out from February after the trial run.
The FCS Minister Imran Hussain informed that the department has come up with Delhi Ration Portability Scheme. Under this scheme, all the ration card holders/consumers can avail ration from any fair-price shop while shifting completely to the PoS device. Although this facility can be availed only for online transactions. In order to avail this facility of the Delhi Ration Portability Scheme, biometric data of the beneficiaries must match the official record.
Apart from this, the e-PoS devices have been integrated with electronic weighing machines in order to ensure that the beneficiaries get the correct amount of ration.
Presently, the state government is distributing a specified food articles to the tune of 3.75 lakh quintals to around 72.78 lakh people/ration consumers every month in the national capital.