PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

 
About Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs


Every month Commissioner, F&CS allocates food grains and sugar to each district. In turn the Deputy Commissioner, F&CS issues taluk wise sub-allotment of food grains and sugar. For Bangalore IRA region, Addl. Director F&CS give the allotment orders.

On the basis of the above allotment orders the District Managers of KFCSC obtains Release orders from FCI after paying for the value of grains. KFCSC lifts the food grains from the issue points of FCI through approved Transport Contractors. Similarly sugar is lifted from sugar factories through KFCSC approved transport contractors. To ensure quality, food grains are tested with reference to Fair Average Quality ( FAQ ) standard.

The lifting of food grains from FCI and issue to retailers is done keeping in view the following time schedule fixed by the FCI.

1.   KFCSC lifts 100% food grains allotted under AAY and BPL by 10th of every month. APL and EBPL food grains are lifted before 20th of every month depending upon the requirement.

2.   Retailers lift allotted food grains from Wholesale point before 15th of every month and distributed to the card holders before 25th of every month.

For BPL card holders i.e. people Below Poverty Line, the food grains are lifted by the approved contractors of Deputy Commissioner under the supervision of officials from F&CS department. The food grains are delivered to Fair Price shops situated in the rural areas. For Card holders other than BPL, the food grains are lifted by the concerned Fair Price Shops from wholesale points after paying for the cost of grains. To ensure correctness of weighment the corporation has installed electronic Weighing Scales in the whole sale depot.

Month wise stock position details for various categories of each district are given under "Stock Positions"

 

Average(3 months) Monthly Allotment of Food Grains to KFCSC
RICE Quantity in Quintals
APL(Police) 8348
BPL(Akshaya) 354350

EBPL(Akshaya)

206850

AAY

245268
TOTAL 814816
   
WHEAT Quantity in Quintals
APL(Police) 1536
BPL(Akshaya) 74831
EBPL(Akshaya) 28020
AAY 51230
TOTAL 155617
   
SUGAR 43856

Prices of commodities issued to the cardholders under P.D.S

Name of the Commodity

Cost payable to FCI by the wholesale nominees per quintal in Rs

Wholesale issue price to be paid by the retailers per quintal in Rs

Issue price to the cardholders Per Kg. in Rs

Rural

Urban

  APL Rice 830.00 874.00 871.00 9.00
  BPL Rice(Akshaya) 565.00 274.00 ---- 3.00
  EBPL Rice (Akshaya) 830.00 274.00 ---- 3.00
  APL Wheat 610.00 651.00 648.00 6.70
  BPL Wheat(Akshaya) 415.00 281.00 ---- 3.00
  EBPL Wheat(Akshaya) 610.00 281.00 ---- 3.00
  Sugar 1344.25 1336.03 ---- 13.50
  AAY Rice 300.00 279.35 ---- 3.00
  AAY Wheat 200.00 185.00 ---- 2.00


 

Scale of issue to Card Holders
One unit = one member of the family
The food grains are distributed at different rates to as per the categorization of schemes as given below.
Sl.NoSchemeCommodityQuantity in Kgs per UnitMax. Qty. per Card in Kgs
1.Above poverty lineAPL Rice (Police)13
APL Wheat (Police)03
Sugar1.2
2.Below poverty lineBPL Rice(Akshaya)0420
BPL Wheat(Akshaya)0103
Sugar1.2
3.Antyodaya SchemeRice29
Wheat06