<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The department of food and civil supplies has taken action against more than 27 petrol pumps after complaints were received against them this year.On the occasion of completion of 4 years of the state government, food and civil supplies minister Babulal Verma said complaints against more than 27 petrol pumps were registered while the legal metrology cell also registered cases against 43 sweets shops, six airports, 11 workshops, and general stores.He said that keeping in view the objective of chief minister Vasundhara Raje, the department has started the scheme of giving 12 food coupons to the 33,000 senior citizens and physically challenged under the food security scheme. He said that with the food coupons will enable the beneficiaries to get ration at their door step with the help of relatives or neighbours.Giving more details of other achievements of his department, Verma said that under national food security scheme , Rs 16.93 crore transactions have been done through POS machine at more than 26,000d fair price shops between September 2016 and September 2017. Verma said that the eligible consumers who are not being able to get their verification done on POS machine, such 8061 beneficiaries are being given ration after physical verification.Notably, when the scheme was started by the government a year ago, it was widely reported that the POS machine was not able to register the thumb impression of many beneficiaries, many which included senior citizens.

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Food coupons to 33K elderly, disabled under scheme