Andhra Pradesh government has launched AP YSR Rice Doorstep Delivery Scheme 2021. In this scheme, the state govt. has started 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 launched Rice Vehicle Scheme under civil supplies department.
What is Rice Vehicle in Andhra Pradesh
The AP Civil Supplies department had earlier presented the models of delivery vehicle and delivery bag to CM for approval on 8 May 2020. The vehicles used in door step delivery of rice are 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 2021
The state govt. of AP state had already launched YSR Rice Doorstep Delivery Scheme as pilot project in Srikakulam district around 6 months ago. AP govt. had taken feedback from the locals on the home delivery of rice experiment. After getting good response, now the state govt. has launched AP YSR Rice Vehicle Doorstep Delivery Scheme in the entire state.
Rice Home Delivery Scheme Implementation
The state govt. has launched rice distribution scheme across the entire Andhra Pradesh state on September 2020. For this Rice Vehicle Scheme implementation, 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 had 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.