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Fair Price Shops owners should self authenticate on the ePoS device

 

Panaji: March 30, 2020

 

 

          The Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs informed that, the Fair Price Shops owners should self authenticate on the ePoS device for all the distribution they have done to the entitled Ration Card holders and exempt the Ration Card holders from lifting their Quota by authenticating on ePoS devices in the view of Novel Corona Virus (COVlD—l9) cases reported in our country and keeping in view the nature of virus which commonly gets transmitted through infected surfaces.

 

The distribution of Ration quota for the month of April, shall be from March 30, 2020. Similarly, under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana scheme, all the NFSA (AAY and PHH) Ration card holders will be given double of their current entitlement and will be distributed free of cost from April 07, 2020.

 

DIP/JA/SGN/GJG/2020/1775

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