Starts From April 1: Online Tracking Of Food Grains To Help Bring Down Storage Cost
Financial Express Mumbai|January 24, 2022
In a move to bring in operational efficiency in the storage, movement and distribution of food grains under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS), the government will roll out a digital system which would provide real time data about the volume as well as quality of rice and wheat stocks with FCI and other government agencies from April 1, 2022.
Sandip Das

The Online Storage Management (OSM) system is expected to help route optimisation for distribution of grains and reduce cost of food grain storage by reducing leakages in the system.

Under the Online Storage Management (OSM) system, being developed in collaboration with state governments, the Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD), will provide information on foodgrains stocks held in the godowns of Food Corporation of India, Central Warehousing Corporation and State warehousing corporations classified on the basis of procurement year, quality parameters and truck wise data about the grains on the transit at a single source.

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