Along with the Ration Card Renewal process the State Government intends to find the priority beneficiaries in order to implement National Food Security Act, 2013. The State Government has already fixed inclusion/ exclusion criteria for preparing the priority list.  For identifying priority beneficiaries the government will apply ranking criteria in the database. A ranking software is prepared by NIC for the identification of the priority households on the basis of the marks awarded in the G.O.(Rt) No.16/2011/LSGD  dated 14/01/2011 and G.O. (Rt) No.112/2012/LSGD dated 27/04/2012. The process of submitting the Ranking Software for security auditing is under progress and shall be completed by August, 2015.

On the 18th of August, the web application was published online for enabling the card holder for indicating the corrections occurred in the data through Akshaya centers or by logging directly to the web application. Those data indicated by the card holder will be collected and corrections will be made by the Department.

After completing this exercise the Department will generate the priority rank list through the ranking software already prepared and publish the same through website, Panchayath Local bodies, Taluk Supply Office and after that social auditing will be conducted. The public can raise the complaints identified in the rank list within 7 days to the Rationing Inspector or Panchayat Secretary which shall be finalized within 21 days. A Committee under the chairmanship of the Panchayat Secretary will scrutinize the complaints raised by them; with Rationing Inspector (convener), Village Officer and ICDS officer are the members of the Committee.

Anyone having objections in the decisions of the above committee can file appeal before the appellate committee consisting of Tahsildar (Chairman), Taluk Supply Officer (Convener), Block Development Officer and ICDS supervisor. Further appeal can be made before the District Collector.

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