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Government of India
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
09-July-2019 14:44 IST
Integrated Management of Public Distribution System (IM-PDS)

Department has launched a new Central Sector scheme namely “Integrated Management of Public Distribution System (IM-PDS)” for implementation during 2018-19 and 2019-20. The key objectives of the scheme are to integrate the existing PDS systems/portals of States/UTs with the Central Systems/portals, introduction of National Portability of ration card holders to lift foodgrains from any fair price shop (FPS) across the country, and also National level de-duplication of ration cards/beneficiary.

This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao in the Lok Sabha today.