Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs

Last Updated on: April 28, 2023

The FCS&CA deals with the implementation of PDS/TPDS and monitoring relating to availability and price of essential commodities in open market. The district & the sub divisions are allotted PDS/TPDS items by the Directorate of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Assam and the same are allotted to the various GPSS wholesale consumer co-op society and appointed sub whole seller which in turn distributed the same among the FP shop dealer in urban area and agents of the GPSS in rural area as per card/population tagged with each of them. So far NFSA/PMGKAY, S.K. Oil , Atta are concerned the allotment of the same are received from the directorate by the Deputy Commissioner for District/Sadar Sub Division and Sub-Divisional (c).


List of Fair Price Shop

Fair Price Shop means a shop which has been licensed to distribute essential commodities , to the ration card holders under the Targeted Public Distribution System.The term is defined in Section 2(4) of National Food Security Act, 2013.


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