Gujarat

Dated the 13 th May, 2008

To,

The Principal Secretary,
Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department,
Government of Gujarat ,
14, Sardar Bhavan,
FAX No. 079-26732438
6 th Floor,
Sachivalaya,
GANDHINAGAR.

Subject:- Relaxation in Uniform specifications of wheat for Rabi Marketing Season 2008-09 in Gujarat.

Sir,

I am directed to refer to D.O. No. M/ACO.OPAHFCB/VIP/1124/08, dated 17.4.2008 from Shri Dileep Sanghani, Hon'ble Minister of Agriculture, Cooperation, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries & Cow breeding Department, Government of Gujarat and letter No. CSC/102008/GOI/13/C dated 17.4.2008 from Principal Secretary Food, Civil Supplies & CA Department, Govt. of Gujarat seeking relaxation in specifications of wheat for Rabi Marketing Season 2008-2009 due to unseasonal cyclonic rain in Gujarat.

  • In order to reduce the hardship of farmers and to avoid distress sale of wheat, it has been decided to procure wheat in Gujarat with the following relaxations in the uniform specifications of wheat during the Rabi Marketing Season 2008-09 with immediate effect:

     

    (i) Lustre lost wheat containing up to 10% affected kernels may be purchased without value cut.

    (ii) Lustre lost wheat containing more than 10% and up to 49% affected kernels may be purchased with 1/4 th value cut.

  • Wheat so procured shall be stacked and accounted for separately and feed back of such stocks will be sent to FCI.
  • Lusture lost wheat will be issued on over-riding priority irrespective of FIFO principle and will be consumed with in the State of Gujarat for TPDS and other welfare schemes.
  • The quantity of lusture lost wheat to be procured by the State Government during current RMS 2008-09 will be decided by the Government of Gujarat.

     

    Yours faithfully,

    (Dr. Ashok Kumar)
    Deputy Commissioner(S&R)
    ' 2338 7622

    Copy to:

    1. Chairman and Managing Director, FCI, New Delhi (FAX No.23411554).
    2. Executive Director (Commercial), FCI, New Delhi.
    3. General Manager (Q.C), FCI, New Delhi.
    4. General Manager (Procurement), FCI, New Delhi.
    5. Executive Director (West Zone), FCI, Mumbai.
    6. General Manager ( Gujarat Region), FCI, R.O., Gandhinagar.
    7. Sr.PPS to Secretary (F&PD) /PS to AS&FA/ JS (Impex & EO)/JS(P&FCI)/JS (Stg.) /JS(BP&PD)
    8. Director (P)/Director (FCI)/Director (PD)/Director (Finance)/DC(S&R)
    9. IGMRI/QCC offices
    10. DC(S&R)/US(Py.I)/DD(S)/DD(QC)/AD(Lab)/AD(QCC-I,II & III)
    11. Section Officer (FC A/c).
    12. CD (VVOF) - Nodal Officer – for updation of website in respect of Divisions under JS(Impex & EO)
    13. Director (Technical), NIC.

     

    ( B.C. JOSHI )
    Deputy Director (S&R)
    ' 23384398

     

    No.7-5/2008-S&I
    Government of India
    Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
    Department of Food & Public Distribution

    ..........

    Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi
    Dated the 13 th May, 2008

    To,

    The Principal Secretary,
    Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department,
    Government of Gujarat ,
    14, Sardar Bhavan,
    FAX No. 079-26732438
    6 th Floor,
    Sachivalaya,
    GANDHINAGAR.

    Subject:- Relaxation in Uniform specifications of wheat for Rabi Marketing Season 2008-09 in Gujarat .

    Sir,

    In continuation of this Department's letter of even number dated 13 th May, 2008 on the subject cited above, it is clarified that:

    1. Lustre lost wheat containing upto 10% affected kernels may be purchased without value cut.
    2. Lustre lost wheat containing more than 10% and upto 49% affected kernels may be purchased with 1/4 th value cut. i.e., Rs. 2.50 per quintal (Rupees two and paise fifty only) per quintal would be deducted from the Minimum Support Price of wheat (Rabi Marketing Season 2008-09).

     

    Yours faithfully,

    (Dr. Ashok Kumar)
    Deputy Commissioner(S&R)
    ' 2338 7622

    Copy to:

    1. Chairman and Managing Director, FCI, New Delhi (FAX No.23411554).
    2. Executive Director (Commercial), FCI, New Delhi.
    3. General Manager (Q.C), FCI, New Delhi.
    4. General Manager (Procurement), FCI, New Delhi.
    5. Executive Director (West Zone), FCI, Mumbai.
    6. General Manager ( Gujarat Region), FCI, R.O., Gandhinagar.
    7. Director (P)/Director (FCI)/Director (PD)/Director (Finance)/DC(S&R)
    8. Section Officer (FC A/c).
    9. CD (VVOF) - Nodal Officer – for updation of website in respect of Divisions under JS(Impex & EO)

     

    ( B.C. JOSHI )
    Deputy Director (S&R)
    ' 23384398