Hyderabad, Feb.23 (Maxim News): The Civil Supplies Department with new technology was taking steps to curb malpractices and irregularities. The Department was introducing E-Weighing Machines at Godowns with capacity of 5 tons and also Paddy Filling Machines at few Paddy Procurement Centers (PPCs) on Pilot project from coming Rabi Season. From next Khariff season, they will be implemented at Statewide godowns and PPCs.
To ensure that goods supplied to Ration dealers are given with correct weight, Civil Supplies Department was installing E-Weighing Machines in 170 godowns Statewide. On Saturday, Civil Supplies Commissioner Akun Sabharwal inspected the machine and its performance in Met Weigh India Factory at Cherlapalli. He said from March 31 E-Weighing Machines will be available at all the godowns. With help of software, the machines will linked to Command Control Centre at Civil Supplies Bhavan and also District Mini Command Control Centers where live weighing transaction can be viewed.
Another major introduction to the facilitate farmers is Paddy Filling Machine. This machine was invented by an Eighth Class Student Abhishek, which will be introduced at some PPCs from the next Rabi as Pilot project.
Abhishek, studying VIII Class in the ZP High School in Hanumajipet Village under Vemulawada Mandal, Rajanna Sircilla district, on Saturday met Civil Supplies Commissioner Akun Sabharwal and showed Paddy Filling Machine. His parents Rajavva, Lakshmi Rajyam, Sircilla Joint Commissioner Sheik Yasmeen, School HM Umarani, his Guide Venkatesham where with him.