Telangana to Purchase 2.1 MT of Raw Rice

Purchase of 0.90 Lakh MTs of Raw Rice in addition to 1.20 Lakh MTs for meeting the additional requirement under Public Distribution for the period pertaining to Kharif Marketing Season 2018-19 – Orders – Issued

Vice Chairman & Managing Director has submitted proposal for procurement of 3.50 LMTs of State pool rice during KMS 2018-19 by floating tenders, to meet additional requirement of State under PDS. As the rate obtained through e-tenders and the negotiated rate with L1 tenderers were found higher, the Committee constituted for fixing up the rates has recommended to purchase 2.10 LMTs of raw rice under State pool from rice millers at negotiated rate for 7 months on urgent requirement. Consequent to negotiations, the Telangana State Rice Miller Association agreed to supply only 1.20 LMTs out of recommended quantity of 2.10 LMTs

Accordingly, vide reference, orders were issued by the State Govt. for procurement of 1.20 LMTs of State pool rice during KMS 2018-19 from the Rice millers of Telangana as per the targets given therein, at negotiated rates of Rs.2640/- and Rs.2610/- per quintal for Grade-A and Common respectively conforming to FAQ specifications (including Rice millers new Jute bags). Against this, the TSCSCL has procured 1.19 LMTs from the Rice Millers at the close of extended period of 15-12-2019.

The Rice Millers Association vide reference have agreed to supply of the balance 0.90 LMTs against negotiated quantity of 2.10 LMTs for KMS 2018-19 in accordance with the terms & conditions / rates fixed by the State Govt. vide references 2nd cited.

In view of the above and after careful examination of the matter, the following orders are issued in order to meet immediate requirement of State Pool under PDS as the state is falling short of Raw Rice to meet Additional requirement under PDS.

A quantity of balance 0.52 LMTs of raw rice will be purchased initially for State Pool by the Telangana State Civil Supplies Ltd to meet the additional requirement of the rice for Public Distribution System in the State from the Rice Millers of Telangana on the same rates, terms and conditions as fixed by the State Government vide G.O. Ms. No. 8, 10 & 14 CA, F & CS (CS.I.CCS) Dept. Dated:16.05.2019, 02.07.2019 & 25.07.2019.

The VC & Managing Director, TSCSCL Hyderabad and Commissioner of Civil Supplies, Telangana State are requested to take necessary action.

Civil Supplies – Purchase of 0.90 Lakh MTs of Raw Rice in addition to 1.20 Lakh MTs for meeting the additional requirement under Public Distribution for the period pertaining to Kharif Marketing Season 2018-19 – Orders – Issued.

G.O.Ms.No. 1 Dated: 09-01-2020

  1. VC & MD, Lr. No. Mktg/M2/4334/2018-19 dt.20-12.2018.
  2. G.O.Ms. No.8 dt.16.05.2019, G.O.Ms. No.10. dt.02.07.2019 and G.O.Ms.No.14, dt.25.07.19 of Ex. Officio Secretary to Government.
  3. Representation of Rice Millers Association dated: 24.12.19.
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