Andhra Pradesh government is going to launch AP YSR Rice Doorstep Delivery Scheme from 1 September 2020. In this scheme, the state govt. will start home delivery of high quality rice to BPL card holder beneficiaries through public distribution system (PDS). AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has given directions to the civil supplies department to launch the Rice programme.
The AP Civil Supplies department has already presented the models of delivery vehicle and delivery bag to CM for approval on 8 May 2020. The vehicles to be used in door step delivery of rice will be attached to village and ward secretaries in the state.
From these vehicles, the volunteers will deliver the rice to all the BPL rice card holder beneficiaries.
AP YSR Rice Doorstep Delivery Scheme 2020
The state govt. of AP state has already launched YSR Rice Doorstep Delivery Scheme as pilot project in Srikakulam district around 6 months ago. Ap govt. is taking feedback from the locals on the home delivery of rice experiment.
Rice Home Delivery Scheme Implementation
The state govt. has readied comprehensive action plan to launch rice distribution scheme across the entire Andhra Pradesh state from September 2020. For this purpose, govt. is procuring 13370 mobile units equipped with electronic weighing machine. The ceiled rice bags would be opened right in front of the rice scheme beneficiaries. AP govt. will deliver the specified quota of rice to the beneficiaries in separate bags.
All the rice bags would be transported from the bags with bar coded mechanism. This AP Rice Doorstep Delivery Scheme will prevent tampering, adulteration and corruption. CM YS Jagan is very particular about delivering of quality of rice as he promised to revamp the entire Rice Distribution Scheme. The state govt. has taken enough care in procurement, distribution and delivery of rice from pilot project.
Moreover, the state govt. will take all the corrective measures from the errors in the pilot AP rice card doorstep delivery scheme. The beneficiaries in Srikakulam district who received the door delivery of rice have expressed satisfaction about the implementation of this scheme. Around 2.3 lakh metric tonnes of rice would be delivered to around 1.47 card holders each month.