Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana : Delhi Government DEPARTMENT OF FOOD, SUPPLIES AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION Delhi, the 20th Feb...
Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana : Delhi Government
DEPARTMENT OF FOOD, SUPPLIES AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Delhi, the 20th February, 2021
No. F. 2(172)/F&S/IT/2017-18/Vol.I/185-215.—In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 12 read with Section 24 of the National Food Security Act, 2013 (No.20 of 2013), the “Scheme Document” of Door Step Delivery of Ration (Wheat Flour, Rice and Sugar) under Targeted Public Distribution System under “Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna” is notified.
MUKHYA MANTRI GHAR GHAR RATION YOJNA
The National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA), 2013 provides for food and nutritional security by ensuring access to adequate quantity of quality food at affordable prices to people to live a life with dignity. NFSA, 2013 inter alia provides for coverage of up to 75% of the rural population and up to 50% of the urban population at all India level under TPDS. As per NFSA, 2013, Public Distribution System is operated under the joint responsibility of the Central and the State Governments. The Central Government, through Food Corporation of India (FCI), has the responsibility for procurement, storage, transportation and bulk allocation of food grains to the State Governments. The operational responsibility including allocation within State, identification of eligible households, ensuring actual delivery or supply of the food grains to the entitled persons at the specified prices rest with the State Governments. The Priority Households (PHH) in Delhi are presently entitled to receive food grains @ 5 kg per person per month (4Kg. of Wheat and 1 Kg. of Rice) at the issue prices of Rs. 3.00 per kg for Rice and Rs. 2.00 per kg for Wheat respectively. The Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) households receive 35 kg of food grains per household per month at the same subsidized price. They also get one kg sugar per household per month at Rs. 13.5 per kg, additionally.
In order to manage the supply chain operations which involve lifting of commodities from FCI godowns to the Fair Price Shops, the Department avails the services of Delhi State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd. (DSCSC), which is a wholly Government owned organization associated with the Food and Civil Supplies Department, GNCTD. DSCSC is responsible for transportation of Wheat and Rice from six FCI (Food Corporation of India) godowns and Sugar from two State owned godowns to Fair Price Shops (FPS) spread across Delhi. The distribution of commodities to TPDS beneficiaries in Delhi is currently managed by a network of more than 2,000 licensed Fair Price Shops appointed by the Department in line with the guidelines of Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).
2. Home Delivery of Ration under Targeted Public Distribution System
With an aim to reform the Targeted Public Distribution System (PDS) in Delhi and to ensure that the targeted beneficiaries receive their monthly ration in a transparent manner with maximum ease, the Government of NCT of Delhi has planned to rollout a new scheme - ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar-Ghar Ration Yojna’ also referred to as ‘MMGGRY’ vide Cabinet Decision Nos. 2561 dated 06/03/2018, 2857 dated 21.07.2020 &. 2878 dated 09.10.2020. The new scheme is designed to ensure that the entitled quantity of quality food at affordable prices is being distributed at the doorstep of genuine beneficiary.The scheme involves distribution of packaged Wheat Flour Atta (WFA) instead of Wheat. Also, the Rice will also be cleaned and packaged before distribution to the beneficiaries.
3. Framework for Doorstep Delivery of Ration
As per new scheme i.e. Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna, food grains will be lifted from FCI godown by the Millers empanelled by DSCSC through tendering process and transported to the milling units, where Wheat will be converted into Wheat Flour (Chakki) Atta (WFA) and packed in packets of different weights as per requirement. Similarly, Rice will be lifted from FCI godown to Rice Processing Units where it will be cleaned and packed in packets of different weights as per requirement. These packed items will be delivered to designated FPSs by the Miller which will be further delivered to the doorstep of beneficiaries. Distribution of packaged items (Wheat Flour Atta & Rice) will be done only after successful biometric authentication using e-PoS devices. The cost of subsidized food grains and a specified amount as milling/conversion charges will be collected from the beneficiaries.
The Scheme will be optional, and an option shall be taken from the beneficiaries of existing TPDS scheme in Delhi, as to whether they want to enrol under MMGGRY or continue under existing TPDS. Those who are not opting for MMGGRY shall continue to get their ration as per existing mechanism and price. Beneficiaries will be able to exercise option in the beginning of every financial year.
Implementation of the MMGGRY scheme will be done in two stages.
Stage-1: Delhi State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd (DSCSC) has been engaged as the implementation and monitoring agency for Stage-1 and is entrusted with the empanelment of millers/processing units, who shall carry out the lifting of foodgrains (Wheat and Rice) from FCI godowns, transporting to their dedicated milling units, where it would be Milled/processed, packed and then transported to the designated Fair Price Shops for doorstep delivery of ration to the end beneficiaries.
हिन्दी मे जानकारी के लिए यहाँ पर क्लिक करें मुख्य मंत्री घर घर राशन योजना
The DCCWS shall empanel Direct to Home Delivery Agencies who shall be responsible for lifting the packed rations from Fair Price Shops and deliver the same to doorstep of beneficiaries.
The DHD Agency shall notify the beneficiary in advance through SMS. The packed ration shall be handed over to the beneficiary only after his/her successful biometric authentication using the e-POS device. An e-POD (Proof of Delivery) shall be captured for records. The ration card holders may draw their full entitlements of food grains (packed rations) in more than one instalment.
There will be provision of a grievance management system to enable the beneficiaries of MMGGRY to raise their grievances related to the scheme. A call centre for beneficiaries is also envisaged under the scheme. The DHD Agency shall also carry out beneficiary reach out programmes from time to time and provide various scheme related information to the beneficiaries.
To ensure transparency and to prevent leakage/diversion/substitution/theft etc., the scheme shall be monitored closely by the Department. The entire operation from lifting of food grains from FCI, milling, packaging till the delivery of packaged commodities to the beneficiary shall be carried out under CCTV monitoring, and the transportation of commodities shall be done in GPS fitted vehicles.
This issues with the prior approval of Hon’ble Minister (Food, Supplies & Consumer Affairs) based on Cabinet Decision No. 2561 dated 06.03.2018, Cabinet Decision No. 2857 dated 21.07.2020 and Cabinet Decision No. 2878 dated 09.10.2020.