The Vice Chairman & Managing Director, A.P.State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd, Hyderabad has sent proposals for orders to introduce supply of rice in packets and also to introduce electronic weighing machines in a few Districts as a pilot for a few months.
Government of Andhra Pradesh have examined the proposal and decided that the distribution of essential commodities through Fair Price Shops be introduced through Point of Sale (PoS) devices on pilot basis @ 100 Fair Price Shops in each of the 10 Districts viz., Chittoor, YSR Kadapa, East Godavari, Guntur, Krishna, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Karimnagar and Mahabubnagar so that the genuine card holders only get the right entitlement at correct rates and weight and to extend the same to other Districts based on the experience gained in the pilot Districts.
Accordingly, the Government accord sanction to the A.P.State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd, to float tenders for purchase of 1,000 (one thousand) Point of Sale (PoS) devices for positioning in 100 Fair Price Shops in each of the 10 Districts indicated above, as decided by the Collectors (Civil Supplies) and purchase the same from out of the funds available with the Civil Supplies Corporation under the account pertaining the Fair Price Shop Dealers. This shall be attended on priority.
The Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Andhra Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd, Hyderabad, shall take necessary in the matter and report to the Government.
G.O.Ms.No. 3 DATED: 11-02-2013. Read:-
Proposals dated 22-01-2013 of the Vice Chairman & Managing Director, A.P.State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd, Hyderabad