State Information


Roll-out of the National Food Security Act, 2013
(draft compilation of information as on 1 June 2016)
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State

Launch

Date

NFSA

Coverage

%

NFSA

Eligibility

Price

(Rs/per kg)

Kgs

Application Form

Toll free Helpline

Key Features

Chhattisgarh

21 December

2012

Rural: 84.25%


Urban:

59.98%


Reality:

Near Universal


Inclusion and Exclusion

AAY:

Re 1 = Rice


Priority:

Rs 2 per kg


General:

Rs 9.5 = Rice,

Rs 7.5 = Wheat

(English | Hindi)


Pulses: Rs 10/Kg (in non-scheduled areas); Chana: Rs. 5/kg (in scheduled areas); 2 kg iodized salt (free)

Priority:

7 kilos per person


Pulses: 2 kgs



Self-declaration form

18002333663

Chhattisgarh Food Security Act, 2012 (Hindi)


(Presentations and more)


Cash Transfer Pilots

Haryana

September 2013

Rural: 54.61%


Urban:

41.05%

Inclusion and Exclusion

Beneficiary List

Rs 2: Wheat

Rs 20: Pulses


AAY:

35 kgs per family

Pulses: 2 kgs

Application Form

1967 or 1800-180-2090

Presentation


State Food Commission

Himachal Pradesh

September

2013

Rural: 56.23%


Urban:

30.99%


Reality: Near Universal

Inclusion and Exclusion

See

details

here including pulses, oil and iodised salt

See

details

here

Application Form (Hindi)

Application Form

(English)

1800-1808-026

Priority to cooperatives


Grievance Redressal

Delhi

20 August 2013

Rural: 37.69%


Urban:

44%


NFSA

Inclusion and Exclusion | Beneficiary List

Rs 3: Rice

Rs 2: Wheat

AAY:

35 kg per family

Priority:

5 kg per person

Application Form (Phase 2)

1967 or 1800110841


Apply at

70 ration offices |

Apply Online |

Track Application|

Get e-Ration Card

Punjab

December

2013

Rural: 54.79%


Urban:

44.83%



Inclusion and Exclusion | ‘Active’ Beneficiaries

Rs 1: Wheat  (Atta Dal Yojana)

5 kgs per person

Application Form

Department Heads

Annual entitlement given at one go in 30 kg bags

Rajasthan

2 October 2013

Rural: 69.09%


Urban:

53%

Inclusion and Exclusion | List of beneficiaries

Rs 3 = Rice

Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 1 = Bajra

(Guidelines)

5 kgs per person

Application Form

1800 180 6127

Government order on auto-exclusion |

Note on Identification

Karnataka

January 2014

Rural: 76.04%


Urban:

49.36%


Inclusion and Exclusion

ABY:

FREE = Rice

minimum 10 kgs and maximum 30 kgs per family

Application Form | Application Process | Track Applications

1967 & 1800-425-9339


Maharashtra

1 February 2014

Rural: 76.32%


Urban:

45.34%


Reality: NFSA + retain existing card holders

Inclusion and Exclusion

AAY and Priority:

Rs 1= Millets

Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice

non-NFSA:

Rs 9.6 = Rice

Rs 7.2 = Wheat

5 kgs per person

Application Form

1800-22-4950 and 1967 (only BSNL and MTNL)

PIL in Bombay High Court

Chandigarh

February 2014

Rural: 38.54%


Urban: 47.26%


Inclusion and Exclusion

-

-

Completely converted to cash transfers from 1 September 2015

1800-180-2068

Cash Transfers from 1 September

Bihar

1 February 2014

Rural: 84%


Urban: 65%

Inclusion and Exclusion

Rs 1 = Coarse Grain

Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice


5 kgs per person

Application process

1800 345 6188



Madhya Pradesh

1st March 2014

Rural: 80.10%


Urban: 62.61%

Inclusion

| Eligibility Criteria | Beneficiary List

Rs 1 = Wheat

Rs 1 = Rice,

Rs 1 = Iodized salt and

Rs 13.5 = Sugar

35 kgs per family

-

181

Identification based on Samagra database

Odisha

2 Oct - 1 Nov


Rural: 82.17%


Urban: 55.77%

Inclusion and Exclusion (English) | Beneficiary List

Rs 3 = Rice

Rs 1 = Rice (Poor Left Out - PLO families)


5 kgs per person

Application Form

1800-3456-724


Telangana

September 2015

Rural: 60.96%


Urban: 41.14%

Inclusion and Exclusion | Beneficiary List

Re 1 = Rice

6 kgs per person

1967 & 180042500333

Uttarakhand

20 August 2013

Rural: 65.26%


Urban: 52.05%

See here for details

5 kgs per person

Application Form



Jharhand

25 September 2015

Rural: 86.48%


Urban: 60.2%

Exclusion Criteria |

List of Beneficiaries

Rs 1 = Wheat, Rice

Rs 0.5 = Iodised Salt

Pulses from next fiscal

5 kgs per person


Pulses to be introduced

Tripura

September 2015

Rural: 74.75%


Urban: 49.54%

Beneficiary List

Rs 35 cash subsidy per person per month in lieu of pulses and oil

5 kgs per person


1800-345-3665


Lakshwadeep

September 2015

Rural: 35.30%


Urban: 33.56%



5 kgs per person




Puducherry

September 2015

Rural: 59.68%


Urban: 46.94%

Inclusion and Exclusion  Ration Card Beneficiaries | DBT Beneficiary List

Cash transfer for central allocation since September

Foodgrains under state allocation

Free = 10 kgs single-boiled rice


-


State:

10 kgs single-boiled rice


Puducherry - 1800 425 1082, Karaikal - 1800 425 1083, Mahe - 1800 425 1084 and Yanam - 1800 425 1085

State Cash Transfer Experiment Abandoned


Free Sunflower Oil in lieu of wheat

Mizoram

November 2015

Rural: 81.88%


Urban: 48.6%

List of TPDS Beneficiaries


5 kgs per person




Megha-

laya

September 2015

Rural: 77.79%


Urban: 50.87%

List of Beneficiaries |

Online List


5 kgs per person


1967


Sikkim

Not yet launched


Beneficiaries List


5 kgs per person




West Bengal

27 January 2015

NFSA

Rural: 74.47%


Urban: 47.55%


+ RKSY


Beneficiary list

Re 2 = Rice, Wheat or Atta for most categories
(details - see here)

5 kgs per person

Application and Rectification Forms1800 345 5505 / 1967

Expanded by the state government to 90% of the population with the Rajya Khadya Suraksha Yojana (RKSY)

Gujarat

expected in early 2016

Rural: 74.64%


Urban: 48.25%

Inclusion and Exclusion | Beneficiary List


5 kgs per person


1800-233-5500


Andhra Pradesh

Sept 2015

Rural: 60.96%


Urban: 41.14%

List of Beneficiaries

Re 1 = Rice

5 kgs per person


1967

Goa

December 2015

Rural: 42.24%


Urban: 33.02%

Inclusion and  Exclusion (Revised Guidelines) | List of Beneficiaries

Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice

5 kgs per person

Application Forms

1967, 18002330022

Assam

Dec 2015

Rural: 84.17%


Urban: 60.35%

Beneficiary List

Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice

5 kgs per person




Uttar Pradesh

Jan 2016

Rural: 79.56%


Urban: 64.43%

Beneficiary List

Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice

Rs 1 = coarse grains

5 kgs per person


18001800150

Jammu and Kashmir

expected Jan 2016

Rural: 63.55%


Urban: 47.10%

Beneficiary List?

Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice

5 kgs per person



Protests in favour of the earlier 35 kilos per household

Kerala

expected March 2016

Rural: 52.63%


Urban: 39.50%

Beneficiary List

Rs 3 = Rice

5 kgs per person


1800-425-1550 and 1967 (Toll Free)

Arunachal Pradesh

Dec 2015

Rural: 66.31%


Urban 51.55%


Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice

5 kgs per person


1967

Manipur

April 2016

Rural: 88.56%


Urban: 85.75%


Rice: Rs. 6.15/kg

Atta Rs. 6/kg    

5 kgs per person




Daman and Diu

2016

Rural: 26.66%


Urban:

54.67%


Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice
5 kgs per person
1967

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

2016

Rural: 84.19%


Urban: 51.54%


Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice
5 kgs per person

DBT cash transfer stalled after protests from panchayats

Nagaland

April 2016

Rural: 79.83%


Urban: 61.98%


Rs 6.25 = Rice

Rs 6.15 = Wheat

5 kg per person



Andaman and Nicobar

2016

Rural: 24.94%


Urban: 1.70%


Rs 2 = Wheat

Rs 3 = Rice

5 kg per person




1967 or 1800-345-3197

Tamil Nadu


Urban: 62.55%


Rural: 37.79%


Reality: universal



Free = Rice

Rs 7.50 = Wheat






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