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Open Market Sale Scheme

Food Corporation of India sells surplus stocks of wheat and rice under Open Market Sale Scheme (Domestic) at pre-determined prices through e-auction in the open market from time to time to enhance the supply of food grains, especially wheat during the lean season and thereby moderate the open market prices specially in the deficit regions. Quantum for sale of wheat and Grade ‘A’ rice under OMSS(D) during 2019-20 has been fixed as 100 LMT and 50 LMT, respectively.
Link for OMSS (D) Policy, 2019-20

Disposal of Damaged Food Grains

Disposal of Damaged Food Grains Foodgrains which do not conform to FSSAI norms and further cannot be reconditioned for normal issue are considered ‘Non-Issuable/Damaged’. The non-issuable foodgrains classified under various categories are disposed off as per procedure. Sale of non-issuable foodgrains held by the FCI and State Agencies is made only to bonafide registered parties to avoid circulation of non-issuable foodgrains into the market.

Link for Guidelines for Disposal of Damaged Food Grains