Amid the allegations of irregularities in the PDS scheme, the issue of ghost beneficiaries in the food security scheme seems to have marred its very purpose...
Bhubaneswar: As scandalous as it may sound, the State has over two lakh ghost beneficiaries under the Public Distribution System (PDS), according to an RTI query. What’s more shocking is that not a single person has been identified as yet. After the outbreak of the Covid pandemic, CM Naveen Patnaik under the Food Security scheme […]
Bhubaneswar: A civil supplies officer and a village level worker (VLW) on Monday faced the wrath of public over alleged ration card irregularities in Jajpur district. As per reports, both the officials were detained by the locals of Rampei village when the duo had gone to carry out a probe into the alleged irregularities today. […]
Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: Odisha Government has begun the process for the appointment of women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) as Fair Price Shop dealers in place of private dealers in order to ensure smooth management of Public Distribution System (PDS). In order to reduce corruption in the sale of PDS goods, subsided ration is being supplied to beneficiaries through […]
Malkangiri: Beneficiaries in Nakamamudi Panchayat of Malkangiri district have alleged misappropriation in the supply of Public Distribution System (PDS) rice. Alleging that the rice meant for people is being smuggled elsewhere, the Sarpanch of Nakamamudi Panchayat has demanded immediate supply and distribution of the PDS rice to all beneficiaries of the panchayat. As per reports, […]