The commission amount due to more than 10,000 ration dealers in the State has been cut down by almost half for the month of October. The order in this regard was issued by the Civil Supplies Commissioner.
Within a month, the retail price of rice rose by Rs 15 per kg in the state. The prices of Matta and Jaya rice, which are mostly used in the state, have increased by Rs 10 to Rs 15 per kg.
The application for the card can be uploaded through Akshaya Centre/Citizen login.
Ration will be distributed between 8.30 am and noon in 7 districts, and from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm in the other districts for the next six days.
The ration card holders are also enabled to revise the card through the online system named, 'Ration Card Management System'.
As per the estimate, a total of 10.99 crore kits were supplied in a total 13 rounds.
As many as 26 Maveli stores would be opened in various districts before July 30.
The fee has to be paid for services such as adding names, removing names, change in taluk, and address change.
When the project is implemented, ration card owners can take a printout of their ration card to purchase items.
This would be the fifth category of ration cards in the state. Only individuals instead of families would be eligible, though conditions apply.