Amendment – Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Commodities Dealers


Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Commodities Dealers (Licensing, Storage and Regulation) Order, 2008 was issued requiring the Dealers to take licenses for Edible Oils and Edible Oilseeds, Rice, Pulses and Paddy and to maintain stock limits as prescribed under the said order. The order was amended vide G.O.11th read above in respect of Pulses, Edible Oil and Edible Oil Seeds and vide G.O.9th read above in respect of Rice and Paddy basing on the orders issued by Government of India vide S.Os 10th and 6th read above respectively.

2. The Andhra Pradesh State Dall Millers and Traders Federation have represented to increase the stock limits of pulses. After examining the request keeping in view the Commodities in demand and availability and also the recommendations of the committee constituted to examine the request of the Dall Millers and the Traders. The Government have decided to increase the limits of pulses by 25% over the existing stock limits subject to review after one year, or depending upon price situation demands, which ever is earlier, in respect of producers/wholesalers and retailers of pulses.
3. The Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchase, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad is requested to publish the Notification in the Extra-ordinary issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette on 10-01-2013. He is also requested to send 500 copies of the notification to this Department immediately after publication for record.

4. The Director of Translation, Hyderabad is requested to furnish immediately the translation of the notification in the regional languages concerned to the Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchase, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad to enable him to publish the same in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette under intimation to the Government.

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (Act 10 of 1955) read with the provisions of the Removal of (Licensing requirements, Stock limits and Movement Restrictions) on Specified Foodstuffs (Amendment) Order, issued vide S.O.No.2716(E), dated 29.11.2011 and communicated through Letter No.10/1/2006-ECR & E, dated 30-11-2011 of the Director, Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India, New Delhi, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Commodities Dealers (Licensing, Storage and Regulation) Order, 2008, issued in G.O.Ms.No.30, Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies (CS-I) Department, dated 8th August, 2008 as amended from time to time.

AMENDMENTS

In clause 10 of the said order, in sub–clause (v) (i) for entries (a), (b) and (c) the following shall be substituted, namely:-

Place

Variety of pulses

Wholesaler

(Qtls)

Retailer

(Qtls)

 

(a) Category“A”City

Hyderabad,

Vijayawada,

Visakhapatnam

(i)  Grams/Dals other than

Bengal gram / Dal

 

(ii)  Bengal gram/Dal

Total

2000

 

         500

2500

50

 

          13

 

63

(b)  Other Places (i)  Grams/Dals other than

Bengal gram / Dal

(ii)  Bengal gram/Dal

Total

1000

 

         250

1250

40

 

          10

 

50

Under the Table “Stock limits for Producers (Millers) dealing in Pulses”. After the existing proviso the following shall be inserted; namely:-

“If the producer is milling all or more than one pulse, out of the above stock limits, he shall be entitled to have 1/5th of the limit as Bengal gram/dal and the remaining as other grams/dals”

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