Official Documents


Entitlements

The National Food Security Act, 2013 recognises two categories of eligible households:

 CategoriesPrice (per kg)
Foodgrain Entitlement
Eligibility
Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)
₹ 3 - rice 
₹ 2 - wheat**
₹ 1 - coarse grains
35 kgs per household 
per month
Defined by the state government, based on central government guidelines
Priority₹ 3 - rice 
₹ 2 - wheat**
₹ 1 - coarse grains
5 kg per person 
per month
Defined by the state government
Excluded-None
defined by state governments (25% of the rural population and 50% of the urban population)
*prices may be revised after 3 years
**state governments may provide wheat floor in lieu of foodgrains subject to central government guidelines


Supreme Court Orders


Evaluations


Useful Links

Website:
Public Distribution System (Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution)

Contact:
Minister (Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution)
Secretary (Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution)
Member of Parliament - Lok Sabha | Rajya Sabha

Enquire:
Online Right to Information Application (only for central government)
Public Information Officers (Department) (States

Monitor:
Lok Sabha |  Rajya Sabha (Parliament Questions)

Statistics:
Public Distribution System and other Sources of Household Consumption based on the 66th round of the National Sample Survey (2009-10) - Full Report Highlights