Ration Card Rule: The government has made a new rule of ration, if you are also a beneficiary then definitely know
If you are a ration card holder and taking advantage of government ration. Then this is important news for you. The Central Government has made necessary new rules keeping in mind the interests of the beneficiaries. Often quota holders burden the ration which results in less ration to the people. To deal with this, the government has made electronic point of sale mandatory at ration shops.
Important steps of the government
The National Food Security Act has made it mandatory for the ration beneficiaries to get the required ration. For this, the Government of India has made it mandatory to link the electronic point of sale equipment with the electronic scale in the ration shops. This important step has been taken to increase transparency in ration shops for the beneficiaries and to prevent shortfall in the weight of food grains.
Wheat and Cereals Rs.
According to the government, efforts are being made to take the process forward by improving the transparency of the operation of the public distribution system to increase the weight of food grains under section 12 of the Act. Under the National Food Security Act, the government is providing 5 kg of wheat and rice at the rate of Rs 2 to 3 per kg to about 80 crore people.
What are the changes in Ration Rules?
Rule 7 of sub-rule (2) of Food Security 2015 has been amended to encourage savings with an additional benefit of Rs 17 per quintal, the official said. Under the new rules, a separate margin will be provided for the cost of purchase and maintenance of point-of-sale equipment.