International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Marketing | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024 | Rating: 4.5 / 10

Effectiveness of Public Distribution System with Special Reference to Irinjalakuda Muncipality

Andrea Varghese | Dr. R. Guna Sundari

Abstract: The public distribution system has a great role in our economy. It was established by government of India under ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution system. It is managed jointly by state and government of central India. Public distribution system is also known as fair price shop (FPS) is established by government of India which distributes rations at a subsidized price to the poor. These are known as ration shop. The items are offered by government through the issue of ration cards. The items are kerosene and food grains such as rice, wheat and sugar etc. Consumers get food grains at reasonable and fair price, that is the price is lower than market price through the ration shops. The central and state governments shared the responsibility of regulating the PDS. While the central government is responsible for procurement, storage, transportation and bulk allocation of food grains, state hold the responsibility for distributing the same to the consumers through the established network for fair price shop.

Keywords: Public distribution system, Ration shops, fair price shops

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,

Pages: 618 - 620

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