CIVIL SUPPLY

PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM:

Cuddalore District Public Distribution System is functioning accordingly to the rules and regulations of Tamil Nadu Security Rules.
The Aim of this Rule is to Supply Essential Commodities like Rice, Sugar, Wheat, Kerosene, Dhall and Oil through Fair Price Shop.

Review and Monitoring System

District Collector every week (Monday ) review the functioning of the PDS with regards to availability at Taluk godown , movement of essential commodities to fair price shops on distribution of essential commodities to the card holders with district officials of the Civil Supplies , Co-operatives and Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation.

THE AIM OF THE PUBLICE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM SCHEME:

  • To Protect poor and Below Poverty Line (BPL) people from the like of price of essential.
  • The like in price in the commodities of Dhall and Oil can be controlled.
  • Kerosene can be supplied through subsidy rate.
  • The Family Card Holders can approach the near by Fair Price Shop and can get the essential commodities.
  • This Scheme provides timely supply of essential commodities in each month to the family card holders.
  • The Cuddalore District supply and Consumer Protection Office is functioning under the control of the District Collector, Cuddalore.
  • The application for getting smart card through website has been scrutinized by the staff of Taluk Supply and Consumer Protection Officers and after inspection smart card is issued through Fair Price Shop.

CONSUMER PROTECTION:

The problems of consumers can be solved under consumer Protection Act 1986.
The illegal Business and Protection of Commodities will be solved through quality checking and through consumer Court.
The awareness for consumers have been made through college and Government High School students by conducting performances by Voluntary consumer organization maintained by Cuddalore Collector Office.

Fair Price shops Details
Sl. No. Taluk Cooperative SHG Total Total Shops
Part Time Full Time Part Time Full Time Part Time Full Time
1 Bhuvanagiri 31 76 0 1 31 78 108
2 Chidambaram (Tk) 52 116 0 0 52 116 168
3 Cuddalore (Tk) 87 102 0 1 87 103 190
4 Kattumannarkoil (Tk) 31 107 0 0 31 107 138
5 Kurinjipadi 68 75 0 0 68 75 143
6 Panruti (Tk) 110 90 0 1 110 91 201
7 Srimushnam 28 40 0 2 28 42 70
8 Thittakudi (Tk) 29 105 0 4 29 109 138
9 VepurTK 18 49 0 0 18 49 67
10 Virudhachalam (Tk) 60 133 0 0 60 133 193
Total 514 893 0 9 514 902 1416

Total No.of Civil Supplies Godowns in the District : 07

Card particulars as on 01.06.2018
Sl. No Taluk Rice Card Sugar Card AAY Card N Cards Police Cards Total Cards
1 Bhuvanagiri 46952 335 8151 35 70 55543
2 Chidambaram (Tk) 64418 2740 7442 80 159 74839
3 Cuddalore (Tk) 97415 4640 10161 20 783 113019
4 Kattumannarkoil (Tk) 44852 331 6753 5 65 52006
5 Kurinjipadi 60785 6065 7945 8 123 74926
6 Panruti (Tk) 89596 1135 16445 316 167 107659
7 Srimushnam 25935 130 4012 409 37 30523
8 Thittakudi (Tk) 54035 571 8410 805 30 63851
9 VepurTK 24374 51 6277 163 9 30874
10 Virudhachalam (Tk) 84947 1781 9476 2 120 96326
Total 593309 17779 85072 1843 1563 699566
Tentative List of Priority Members
AAY CARDS AAY BENEFICIARIES PHH CARDS PHH BENEFICIARIES TOTAL NUMBER OF CARDS TOTAL NUMBER OF BENEFICIARIES
85069 332009 375559 1349945 460628 1681954

Requirement of Essential Commodities

  • Rice : 11908 Metric Tonne
  • AAY rice : 14886 Metric Tonne
  • OAP Rice : 13 Metric Tonne
  • Sugar : 1189 Metric Tonne
  • Wheat : 3394 Metric Tonne
  • Kerosene : 1615 Kilo Litre

Public Distribution System

The Government is supplying essential commodities at the subsidized rates for the benefit of the Public under PDS through Fair Price shop at the rates mentioned below

Sl. No Name of the Commodity Issue Price per (Kg.) Scale of Supply
1. Boiled and Raw Free of Cost 1 Unit 12 Kgs

1.5 Unit 14 Kgs

2 Unit 16 Kgs

2.5 Unit 18 Kgs

3 and 4 20 Kgs

Above 5 Unit 5 kg per unit

2 Wheat Rs. 7.50/- 5 Kgs
3 Sugar Rs.25/- 500 gms per head per month. For Sugar option family cards an additional quantity of 3 kg of sugar in lieu of rice.
4 AAY Sugar Rs.13.50/- 500 gms per head per month.
5 Kerosene Rural:Rs.14.00

Urban:Rs.13.90

Regular

Corporation 10 Lts.

Municipality 6 Lts

T.Panchayat 3 Lts.

V.Panchayat 3 Lts.

LOF

Corporation 3 Lts.

Municipality3 Lts.

T.Panchayat 3 Lts.

V.Panchayat 3 Lts.

6 Special Public Distribution System Toor Dhall Rs.30/-

Palm oil Rs.25/-

1 Kg

1 Kg

Distribution of essential commodities to the Police cards through Fair Price shop with effect from 1.10.2008

The units of Essential Commodities allowed for Police Cards.

  • Bachelor : 1 Unit
  • Bachelor living with Parents : 2 Units
  • Married Police without children : 2 Units
  • Married Police with One child : 3 Units
  • Married Police with two and above children : 4 Units (Maximum)