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Overview

DFPD makes allocation of food grains to States/UTs under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) and Other Welfare Schemes (OWS) and maintains their offtake record. A brief of various schemes under which allocations are made by DFPD and the allocations made during the last two financial years and the current financial year are as under –


Allocation of Foodgrains from 2016-17 to 2018-19

In lakh tons

Schemes

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

Rice

Wheat

Nutri-Cereals

Total

Rice

Wheat

Nutri-Cereals

Total

Rice

Wheat

Nutri-Cereals

Total

TPDS/NFSA Allocation

304.30

237.04

2.94

544.28*

314.09

238.58

0.20

552.87

313.43

237.34

2.15

552.92

OWS Allocation         (MDM, Annapurna, SAG, WBNP)

33.92

15.93

0.43

50.28

32.28

15.19

0.15

47.62

31.80

14.99

0.00

46.79

Welfare Institution and Hostel

4.35

0.66

0.00

5.01

3.98

0.53

0.00

4.51

4.04

0.59

0.00

4.63

Additional  Allocation   (Festival, Natural Calamity, etc)

10.96

18.07

0.00

29.03

3.39

2.64

0.00

6.03

3.70

2.28

0.00

5.98

Total

353.53

271.70

3.37

628.60

353.74

256.94

0.35

611.03

352.97

255.20

2.15

610.32

* Erstwhile TPDS  Include 31.15 lakh tons in NFSA Allocation during 2016-17.