The Deputy Commissioner (Supply), East Khasi Hills District has informed that rice under NFSA (AAY and PHH), Non-NFSA and Wholemeal Atta for the month of May, 2023 are being released through their respective Fair Price Shops.
Rice under NFSA will be distributed free of cost at the scale of 35 kgs per card for AAY and 5 kgs per head for PHH, while rice under Non-NFSA will be distributed at the scale of 7.215 kgs per household at the rate of Rs. 12.70/- to Rs. 13.00/- per kg.
Wholemeal atta will be distributed at the scale of 5 kgs per card in urban area and 3 kgs per card in rural area at the rate of Rs. 10.50/- per kg.
All Fair Price Shops are directed to distribute the quota as soon as the stock arrives and to display the list of beneficiaries and the timing of operation in their respective shops. The Deputy Commissioner (Supply) also requested all the NFSA beneficiaries to submit their Aadhaar number to the Fair Price Shop dealer for the smooth functioning of the e-POS device.
Any non supply, supply of less prescribed scale, overcharging or supply of inferior quality may be reported to the office of the Deputy Commissioner (Supply), East Khasi Hills District, Shillong.