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Delhi minister orders action against errant Fair Price Shops

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Food and Hussain ordered action against city (FPSs) which were found to be flouting rules, after the started distributing rations through electronic (e-PoS) machines.

The Department started distributing ration to beneficiaries through e-PoS devices at all 2,254 FPSs in the city from Monday.

The new system verifies beneficiaries through Aadhaar authentication and e-PoS devices are integrated with electronic weighing machine to ensure correct amount of rations to beneficiaries.

The visited nine FPSs and a number of deficiencies and shortcomings were noticed.

Four FPSs were not displaying mandatory information on the display boards and one shop was found closed. Hussain directed officials to take stringent action against the dealers concerned.

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First Published: Wed, January 03 2018. 22:44 IST
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