Maharashtra

Entitlements
 
 CategoryEntitlements
Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)

 
 Cereal Quantity (kgs) Price per kg
 Rice35 kg wheat/rice/coarse grain per family ₹ 3
 Wheat""₹ 2
 Coarse Grain"" ₹ 1
 Sugar  ₹ 13.5

Priority 
(BPL)
 
 Cereal Quantity (kgs) Price per kg
 Rice5 kg wheat/rice/coarse grain per person ₹ 3
 Wheat""₹ 2
Coarse Grain"" ₹ 1
 Sugar  ₹ 13.5



Eligibility

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria 


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New Ration Card
Duplicate Ration Card
Renewal of Ration Card
Ration Card Name Addition
Separation of Ration Card
Ration card Name Deletion

NFSA Application Form


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Minister (Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection)
Secretary  (Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection)
Deputy Secretaries (Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection)

Members of Parliament - Lok Sabha | Rajya Sabha


Helpline

Call toll free 1800-22-4950 and 1967 (for BSNL and MTNL numbers only)
Email: helpline.mhpds@gov.in



Website
         
Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department (Government of Maharashtra)



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District-wise complaints


News

2015

State government to link ration shops with biometric system (The Asian Age 18 Apr 2015)

Maharashtra government suspends 16 for Rs 7.83 crore Nashik PDS scam (Daily News and Analysis, 10 April 2015)

Incentive for ration shop owners for data collection (Nikhil Deshmuck, The Times of India, 7 April 2015)

Maharashtra government to trim ration card holders' list off duplicate entries, targets yearly savings of Rs2,500 crore (Daily News and Analysis, 5 April 2015)

Biometric based ration card system in Maharashtra soon (Economic Times, 1 April 2015)

Congress demands ration for APL card holders, to take to the streets today (The Indian Express, 27 March 2015)

Corruption in PDS will be non bailable offence : Girish Bapat (The Indian Express, 27 March 2015)

Kolhapur group to agitate for improvement in PDS (Times of India, 24 February 2015)

2014
Pawar’s ‘snub’ for PDS wheat spurred MP CM to increase production (Hindustan Times, 26 September 2014)
Maharashtra to seek amendment in Food Security Act: Deshmukh
(Business Standard, 2nd July, 2014)

50 voter IDs and ration cards found in old Collectorate office
(Midday, 29 Apr 2014)
Maharashtra govt issued notice on grain for Above Poverty Line card (Times of India, 28 Apr 2014)
Uniform supply of rationed goods is poll largesse for BPL card holders (Pune Mirror, 17 April 2014)
Ration card verification crippled (Times of India 10 April 2014)
Congress upset as NCP steals credit for food security(Times of India 08-Apr-2014)
Ration offices take a hit as officials roped in for poll duty (Indian Express, 27 March, 2014)
979 operating without FDA registration (The Times of India, Umesh Isalkar, 14 March 2014)
Maharashtra to buy PDS sugar directly from co-operative mills (The Economic Times, Jayashree Bhosale, 6 March 2014)
Maha stares at PDS sugar crunch after poor response to open market move (The Financial Express, Nanda Kasabe, 25 February 2014)
Probe ordered into ration cards sans valid documents (The Times of India, 21 February 2014)
Food Security scheme launch on Friday (Vivek Bhavsar, The Asian Age, 31 Jan 2014)
Maharashtra rolls out food security scheme (DNA, 1 Feb 2014)
Food security scheme to cover 26 lakh people in Kolhapur (Nikhil Deshmukh, The Times of India, 1 Feb 2014)
Food Security scheme launched in Nagpur (Znews, 2 Feb 2014)
Bogus beneficiaries eat into food security scheme (Priyankka Deshpande, Mid Day, 5 Feb 2014)

National food security scheme launched in Maharashtra (Zee News, 1 Feb 2014)

Food Act a boon for poor: Thorat (Times of India, 28 Jan 2014)
District administration hires 15 private godowns (The Times of India, 31 Jan 2014)

2013
54 lakh bogus ration cardholders in Maharashtra (Times of India, 11 December, 2013)