Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department of Himachal launches mobile app: Minister

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Dharamshala, May 29, 2018: Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs department of Himachal has launched one mobile app for ration card holders which features a digital ration card that beneficiaries can open on their android phone to make transaction in fair price shop, submit complaint, suggestions and contact department officers.
Informing this, Kishan Kapoor, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister of HP said, “This app is available on Google Play store under the name of ePDS. And if somebody doesn’t have android phone he can register a complaint etc on toll free number 1967.”
Member of the Legislative Assembly from Dharamshala Assembly Constituency Kishan kapoor said, “The best quality of rice, wheat floor, pulses and sugar are being supplied from fair price shops. And after buying these items from government agencies of India, the department has saved Rs. 22 crore in past 5 months. This savings shall be brought to Rs.100 crores by year end.”
He said that to help the women of the state the government has started Himachal Grihni Suvidha Yojna where one lakh women shall be provided Gas Cylinders and stoves , free of cost .” in the first stage 33600 women shall be benefited this year ,” he added.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018