The State of Assam with a view to strengthen the PDS introduced 22 non PDS items in the PDS basket of commodities through an innovative scheme with the brand name “Amar Dukan” in the financial year 2014-15 with a target to cover 10000 shops out of the 40557F.P.Shops. There has been 3812 nos. of Aamar Dukan and under the 100 days action plan 1856 nos. of new Aamar Dukans were ceremonially inaugurated. At present 5668 shops have been covered under the scheme out of this 5623 nos. of shops are functioning.
The modalities of the scheme is that the Distributors, Stockists and wholesalers issue adequate quantities of selected commodities on the basis of demand, at their landing price plus minimum profit to the selected group of FP shops by eliminating the existing intermediate agencies. Under the scheme the F.P. shops are allowed to add a maximum of Rs. 3/- only per kg/litter which includes both profit and transportation.
Till date financial assistance provided @Rs. 66225/- per shop under the Amar Dukan Scheme
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