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Government Of Assam Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs

At a Glance

  • National Food Security Scheme:

    Population cap-2,52,18001, as per 2011 census

    Families and beneficiaries covered under NFSA, 2013:

    No. of Selected Families (Ration Cards Issued)No. of Population covered
    AAY Household6910742884229
    PHH Household506801221842415

    Population cover under NFSA, 2013:

    Number of Cards deleted upto 06-05-2017
    AAY population9371
    PHH population100007

    Population yet to be covered: 4,91,357/-

    Foodgrains and other allocations (per month):

    Rice allocation per month: (in MT/KL/Month)

    CommodityPrevious AllocationTotalPresent AllocationTotal
    AAY Rice24506.761,30,223.20 Ton24199.525 MT133335.76MT
    PH Rice105726.44109136.235 MT
    Tied Over Wheat8272.00 5781.670 MT  (upto May.2017) 
    Kerosene25452 KL 23400 KL 

    Scale of Issue:

    AAY rice35 kgper card per month
    PH rice5 kgper head per month
    Atta1.450 kgper card
    SK Oil4.33per card per month
    Salt1 kg.per card

    Prices of Commodities:

    Sl. No.CommoditiesEx FCI/ Railway/Depot priceWhole sale priceRetail price
    (per kg/ltr)
    1.AAY riceRs. 300/-per qtl.Rs. 300/-per qtl.Rs. 3/-
    2.PH riceRs. 300/-per qtl.Rs. 300/-per qtl.Rs. 3/-.
    3.Tide over allocationRs. 610/- per qtl.Rs. 625.41 to 737.66 per qtl.(atta)Rs.7.50 to Rs.8.00/- (Atta)
    4.SK. OilRs.14334.25 to
    Rs.14983.41 to
    Rs.15594.52 per Kl.
    Rs. 14.50-15.50
    (50 kg's)
    Rs.200/-(polypack) Rs.172/-(loose)Rs.230/-(polypack) Rs.201/-(loose)Rs.7/- (polypack)
    Rs.6.25/-(loose)per kg.


    A. Total no. of FP Shop (retailer) = 38793 nos.

    B. Total no. of SK Oil retailer = 3986 nos.

    C. Total no. of GPSS = 709 nos.

    D. Total no. of LAMPS = 65 nos. Total 812 nos.

    E. Total no. of whole Sale Cooperative society = 38 nos.

    F. Total no. of SK Oil Hawkers = 13216 nos. (9985 in rural & 2453 in urban)

    G. Total no. of SK oil Sub depot = 148

    H. No. of AAMAR Dukan = 5623 (1811 nos. newly created)

    Amar Dukan:

    (i) Target -10,000 nos. (ten thousand ) all over the state.

    (ii) Selected -5623 nos. (as on May/2016)

    (iii) Financial assistant provide to- 2042 nos.@ Rs.66225/- per Aamar Dukan (New 1811 nos. of AAMAR Dukans were opened under 100 days Action Plan)

    Consumer Forum:

    A. State Commission: --------------------- : 1 no.

    B. Independent Dist. Consumer Forums: 8 nos.(Kamarup, Nalbari, Kokrajhar, Sonitpur, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Nagaon, Cachar)

    C. Part time Dist. Consumer Forums: 15 nos.(Tinsukia, Sivasagar, Golaghar, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Darrang, Barpeta, Goalpara, Karbi-Anglong, N.C. Chils, Hailakandi, Karimganj, Dhubri, Morigaon, Bongaigaon)

    D. Officials of State Commission/Dist. Forums:

    (i) State Commission: 1 President, 2 Members

    (ii) Independent Dist. Consumer Forums: 1 President, 2 Members

    (iii) Part Time Dist. Consumer Forums: Presided by Dist. & Session Judge and 2 Members.

    Post strength of Food, Civil Supplies & C A , Department:

    (i) Director: 1 No.

    (ii) Joint Director: 4 Nos.

    (iii) Deputy Director: 18 Nos.

    (iv) Assistant Director: 21 Nos.

    (v) Superintendent: 33 Nos.

    (vi) Inspector: 181 Nos.

    (vii) Sub Inspector: 249 Nos.

    Post strength of the Legal Metrology Wing:

    (i) Controller Legal Metrology: 1 No.

    (ii) Joint Controller: 2 Nos.

    (iii) Deputy Controller: 4 Nos.

    (iv) Assistant Controller: 16 Nos.

    (v) Inspector: 65 Nos.

    Act & Rules under FCS & CA Department:

    • Essential commodities Act-1955
    • National Food Security Act-2013
    • Consumer Protection Act-1986
    • Assam Public Distribution Articles (Control) order-1982
    • Assam Trade Articles (Licensing & Control) order-1982
    • Public Distribution System (control) order-2015
    • Food Security (Assistance to State Govt.'s) Rules-2015
    • Prevention of Black Marketing & Maintenance of Essential Commodities Act-1980
    • Assam Paddy and Rice Procurement (Levy & Licensing) permanent Order -1995
    • Assam Paddy and Rice Procurement (Levy & Licensing) (Amendment) Permanent order -2000
    • Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules -2010
    • Assam Wage & Measure Service Rules-1981
    • Assam Wage & Measure Service (Amendment) Rules-2000
    • Assam State Consumer Protection Rule-1989
    • Assam State Consumer Protection (Amendment) Rule-2010
    • Assam (Food & Civil Supplies) Service Rule-1970.
    • Kerosene (Restriction & fixation of Ceiling Price) Order 1993 and its Amendment, 1998/ 2001
    • Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Regulation of Supply and Distribution) order 2000 and it's Amendment
    • Lubricating Oils and Greases (Procession, supply and Distribution Regulation) Order 1987

    End to End Computerization of TPDS under Component-I:

    • 100% Data Digitization completed for Ration Cards and Beneficiary database.
    • Online Supply Chain Management has been taken upto GPSS level & FPS level.
    • On line allocation is done upto FPS level.
    • FP shop automation and installation of ePOS yet to be done.
    • State Transparency Portal is completed.
    • Grievance Redressal Mechanism is operational online.
    • SMS Gateway is to be done.

    District Grievance Redressal Mechanism:

    State Nodal OfficerDirector, F,CS&CA
    District Grievance Redressal Officers

    All ADCs of the District, I/c, FCS & CA
    Deptt. and Secretary, FCS & CA
    in-charge of the BTAD & Autonomous
    District Councils.

    Consumer Help Line Number18003453611 and 1967