Automation of Fair Price Shops in Ranchi District

Report
AUTOMATION OF FAIR PRICE
SHOPS IN RANCHI DISTRICT
Perspective of PDS
To Provide food articles to the most deprived
section of the society
Implementation of various Central & State
Government schemes under PDS.
– Distribution of food grains, coarse grains,
edible oil, levy sugar, kerosene etc. under pds
Beneficiaries
•BPL-Red Cardholders
•AAY-Yellow Cardholders
•APL –Kerosene Oil
Overview of Ranchi PDS
Covering 18 blocks and 2 town areas
5.5 Lakh Ration Cards
Approx 20 lakh beneficiaries
1,872 Fair Price Shops
FPS is computerized till date in 5 blocks
Problems Plaguing PDS
• Bogus Ration Cards
• Multiple ration cards of same family
• Existence of name of one person in more than one ration
card
• Bogus and duplicate names as well as ineligible, relatively
influential households push out most vulnerable and
vulnerable households due to ceiling
• Fabrication of sale record by FPS Licensee
• Denial of ration to cardholders on one pretext or the other
• Diversion of PDS items – connivance of FPS licensee,
transporter and field staff of the Department
Desired Features
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Centralized Database of PDS Beneficiaries
Online Ration Card Management System
Induction of transparency and accountability in operations
Reduction of Redundant Workload
MIS for monitoring and quick decision making
Integrating information relating to operations handled by different
agencies
Distribution of commodities to beneficiary at FPS through PoS
terminals using biometric details captured through Aadhar
Allocation of commodities to FPS dealers based on monthly policy
decided by Department
FPS portability possible
Use of SMS alerts for timely awareness of FPS and concerned
Implementation Approach
Capturing beneficiary details of
existing as well as new ration card
holders
5.2 lakhs family digitized
Verification and freezing of captured
data by authorized officials
347892 ration cards verified
Seeding of beneficiaries using RASF
or SRDH
70149 beneficiary families are
seeded
Mapping of FPS dealers with
allocated hand held devices
289 FPS dealers covering 5 blocks
are using HHT for distribution of
commodities
Training provided to FPS dealers in
three Stages, for handling the HHT
FPS dealers of 5 blocks have been
provided trai ning
Flow of current PDS system
Collection of family data,
Finger Print and
Photograph
Transaction Data uploaded
to Web Server
FPS Dealer Login
Authentication of Dealer
Main menu after FPS Dealer
Authentication
Entering the Ration Card Number for
ration distribution
Fill the commodity details for distribution
Selection of beneficiary for
authentication
Receipt of transaction
Benefits
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Removal of Ghost beneficiaries
Availability of ration throughout the month
Any member of family seeded can avail the commodity
Saving of enormous amount of Govt. revenue due to
deletion of fake ration cardholders
Beneficiaries have the facility of drawing commodities in
parts
Online Allocation of commodities to FPS dealers
Real time transaction can be monitored and can be
available for high level review
FPS dealers cannot fudge transaction data
• Around 21,000 transactions are done using UID and OTP in
the month of Sept’14 and Oct’14
Way Ahead
• Tracking of Vehicle movements during transportations
of goods using GPS
• Portability of Ration distribution(means any beneficiary
can get ration from any where)
• Use of SMS alerts to the beneficiary regarding the
arrival of commodities at respective FPS
• Migration of entire beneficiaries into other state
sponsored schemes
• Aadhar based Coupon Issues by Citizen Service Centres
(CSC)
• Provision to receive stock from Godwon to FPS by
means of authentication of Transporter/Agent/Driver
• Introduction of digital weighing machine connected to
server
Implementation Approach
• Capturing beneficiary details of existing as well
as new ration card holders
• Verifying of captured data by authorized officials
• Freezing of captured data
• Seeding of beneficiaries using RASF or SRDH
• Mapping of FPS dealers with allocated hand held
devices
• Training provided to FPS dealers in three Stages,
for handling the HHT
Achievements
• Details of 5.2 lakhs family digitized
• 289 FPS dealers covering 5 blocks are using
HHT for distribution of commodities
• 70149 beneficiary families are seeded
• Transaction by FPS dealers can be seen real
time.

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