Himachal Pradesh





Antodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)

 Quantity 
(kgs per household)
Price 
(₹ per kg)
 Wheat 20 kgs
 ₹ 2
 Rice
 15 kgs ₹ 3
 Dal Channa1 kg₹ 25.25
 Kabuli Channa1 kg per family with > 2 members₹ 35.99
 Urud Whole 1 kg per family with > 4 members ₹ 41
 Mustard Oil 1 ltr per family with upto 2 members and 2 ltrs for larger families  ₹ 71
 Iodised Salt 1 kgs ₹ 4



Priority
 Wheat 3 kgs per person
 ₹ 2
 Rice
 2 kgs per person ₹ 3
 Dal Channa1 kg per family₹ 25.25
 Kabuli Channa1 kg per family with > 2 members₹ 35.99
 Urud Whole 1 kg per family with > 4 members ₹ 41
 Mustard Oil 1 ltr per family with upto 2 members and 2 ltrs for larger families  ₹ 71
 Iodised Salt 1 kgs ₹ 4



Non-NFSA State BPL
 Wheat 2-17 kgs per person depending on number of members in the family
 ₹ 5.25
 Rice
3-13 kgs per person depending on number of members in the family  ₹ 6.85
 Dal Channa1 kg per family₹ 25.25
 Kabuli Channa1 kg per family with > 2 members₹ 35.99
 Urud Whole 1 kg per family with > 4 members ₹ 41
 Mustard Oil 1 ltr per family with upto 2 members and 2 ltrs for larger families  ₹ 71
 Iodised Salt 1 kgs ₹ 4


 Non-NFSA State APL 
 Wheat (atta) Whole Meal 13 kgs per family
maximum of ₹ 8.5 
 Rice
 6 kgs per familymaximum ₹ 10 
 Dal Channa1 kg per family₹ 25.25
 Kabuli Channa1 kg per family with > 2 members₹ 35.99
 Urud Whole 1 kg per family with > 4 members ₹ 41
 Mustard Oil 1 ltr per family with upto 2 members and 2 ltrs for larger families  ₹ 71
 Iodised Salt 1 kgs ₹ 4




Only NFSA Categories Eligibility
Automatic Inclusion
  • All families identified as AAY beneficiaries in the state as per the updated lists approved during the gram sabha meetings on 7th of April 2013
  • All families, identified as Below poverty line households (BPL) andAdditional households for subsidized rations at BPL ratesand are not already covered under AAY schemes per the updated lists approved by the respective gram Panchayats during the gram sabha meetings on 7th of April 2013
  • Households with any member receiving pensions from Department of Social Justice and Empowerment like Old age pension, widow pension, disabled pension, Lepers pension
  • Households with a beneficiary under Annapurna Anna Yojana scheme
  • Tibetans who are being issued PDS permit after proper verification
In case of a situation, where a households name figures in more than one category, the name of the household shall be considered once. 
For left-out households










Inclusion
The maximum number of households, which can be included in the list of eligible household in each Gram Panchayat and Urban body, shall be limited to maximum 56.23 % for rural areas and 30.99 % for urban areas. Based on the total number of households, each Local body (Gram Panchayat/ Urban body) shall calculate the number of households, which are to be covered in the Eligible household category. In case, in a local body, some households are to be identified for eligible household category even after automatic inclusion of families as per the criteria specified in Para above, the balance households are to be identified using the following criteria: The households in a Local body shall be included in the list in the following order of priority:
  • Aikal Naris
  • Orphans, abandoned children and those residing in Ashrams
  • Household headed by a widow
  • Household with any member having more than 60% disability duly certified by medical board
  • Households headed by terminally ill person
  • Households headed by person of sixty years of age or more with no assured means of subsistence or social support
  • Households headed by a person registered as construction worker under the provisions of the Building and other construction workers (Regulation of employment and conditions of service) Act, 1996
  • Households who have completed 50 mandays of work under MGNREGA in the year before.
Exclusion
  • All the households whose any member is a regular or a contractual employee in any State or Central Government, Boards, Corporations, Autonomous Bodies, Banks, Govt. Sector undertakings and Local bodies shall be excluded.
  • Any household, which is an Income Tax payee household
  • All households whose member is a registered contractor 
  • Any household whose any member is drawing pension from any State or Central Government, Boards, Corporations, Autonomous Bodies, Banks, Govt. Sector undertakings and Local bodies.
  •  
In case a household falls in both inclusion criteria and exclusion criteria, the exclusion criteria shall prevail and such household shall not be considered for inclusion in the list of Eligible households.



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Process of Selection
  • The selection of the Left out households shall be done by respective Gram Panchayats through their gram sabhas in case of rural areas and by Municipal Corporation/ committee/ Nagar Panchayat in case of urban areas.
  • For this purpose a special day shall be fixed for holding meetings after approval of the Rural/ Urban development department.
  • Every Gram sabha/ Urbanbody shall at the start of the meeting inform the number of left-out households, which are to be, identified as Eligible households.
  • The Gram sabhas/ urban bodies shall thereafter start including the households in order of priority keeping in view the exclusion criteria till the desired number is arrived at.
  • After identification, the list of identified Eligible Households (AAY and Priority) shall be displayed by the concerned Gram Panchayat/ Urban body on their notice board/ website.
  • Any person aggrieved by the decision of the gram sabha/ Urban body can file an appeal with the concerned SDO (Civil) with in a period of 15 days from the date of the meeting of the gram sabha/ Urban bodywhere after no appeal shall lie. The SDO may based on the merits of the case order for inclusion/ exclusion of any family in the eligible household and the list of eligible households shall be modified accordingly by the concerned Panchayat Secretary/Executive officer of the urban body.
  • The process of selection by the local bodies shall be completed with in one month of the notification of these guidelines.
  • The final list of Eligible households shall be made available in the respective fair price shop. 

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Call toll free number: 1800-180-8026 or 1967


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Contact

Minister (Food and Civil Supplies Department)
Principal Secretary (Department of Food and Public Distribution)
Members of Parliament - Lok Sabha | Rajya Sabha


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For expert assistance, please contact

Director, State Resource Centre (SRC) Shimla
Shivalik Sadan, Engine Ghar, Sanjauli,
Shimla-171006, Himachal Pradesh.
Office: 0177-2842972
Fax: 0177-2645072
News

2014
No ration under PDS system: Kullu villagers (Bhawani Negi, The Hindustan Times, 4 Feb 2014)
Deposits forms for Aadhaar-based ration cards: DC (Business Standard, 21 Jan 2014)
Food Security Scheme Fails To Reach 1 Million People in Himachal
(Hill Post, 11 January 2014)

2013
Public Distribution System issue rocks Himachal Pradesh Assembly (DNA, 18 December 2013)
Food Security Scheme Fails To Reach 1 Million People in Himachal (Hill Post, 11 January 2014)
Public Distribution System issue rocks Himachal Pradesh Assembly (DNA, 18 December 2013)
HP govt to raise quota of rations for BPL families (Zee News, 16 November 2013)
Himachal Pradesh to start food security programme from September 20 (Times of India, 18 September 2013)