Weights and Measures Department – Surprise raids on ration shops at Sircilla

As per the previous news on ration dealers, the officers in the department of Weights and Measures Department has responded and has done sudden surprise raids on the ration shops at Sircilla, as per the news reported earlier in this regard, some ration shops are been caught doing the fraudent deeds in weighing lesser kilograms of rice than the determined amount of 35 kilograms as per the AAY scheme. At two places in Sircilla, that is at Subhash nagar ration shop no:3908027 and at  Nehru nagar ration shop no:3908035 this fraud has been reported by the officers in their raid and those two shops were charged with certain amount of fine in this regard. The officers also requested people that if any such problems are happening then they can report to them and also assured that these raids will be continued to check the transparency in distribution of goods to the people as per the  government norms.hat these raids will be continued to check the transparency in distribution of goods to the people as per the  government norms.

Weighing machines working as per Ration shop norms in Sircilla?

The issue of Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) card to the poor and poorest households was done by Y.S.Rajasekhar Reddy to help them atleast  to get food security. In that regard, as per the AAY card, each person should get 35 kg of rice from ration shops. In Sircilla, recently the prescribed quantity of rice is not provided from ration shops by manipulating the electronic weighing machines in such a way that it shows 35Kg on screen but actually weighs less than that. People are complaining about it and questioning the officers of Department of Weights and Measures in Legal Metrology Department Telangana that why they are not looking into the problem and also requesting the officers to do necessary action.