Washim District

Food & Civil Supply

This sector deals with the Supply of Wheat, Rice, Sugar, Kerosene to public through Public Distribution System ( P.D.S. ) at the rates fixed by the govenment. The P.D.S. is meant to control the prices of these essential commodites in open market and to have people smooth supply of these essentials.

Allotment and lifting of food grains, edible oil, sugar and kerosene given to the district are supervised by this section.

There are three type of ration card depending on annual income.

1) Yellow Ration card for B.P.L. people:

Yellow B.P.L. Ration Card 91841
Yellow A.A.Y. Ration Card 38245
Annapurna Ration Card 3400
A.P.L. Ration Card 91893
White Ration Card 2288
Total Ration Card 227667

2) Orange colored ration card for A.P.L. people

All the following criteria should be satisfied

  1. Income per year should be below 1 Lakh
  2. Must not own a 4 wheeler ( except taxi drivers )
  3. Total land owned by family should be below 4 hectors.

3) White coloured ration card for High Income Group people

Any one of the following conbitions should be satisfied

  1. Annual Income should be above 1 Lakh:- 2288
  2. Should have a four wheeler
  3. Total Iand owned by family member should be above 4 hectare.
For further details contact

District Supply Officer, Office of the Collector, Washim phone no : 07252- 233652