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The State Government has 1420 approved Fair Price Shops including Co-operative Societies, Women Self Help Groups through which the foodgrains under T.P.D.S are distributed. The district wise break up of Fair Price Shops are as under

 

District

No of Fair Price Shops

 

South

                               348

 

West

                               354

 

East

                               556

 

North

                                 75

 

Total

                                        1333

 
  These Fair Price Shops are required to maintain records of Ration Card holders, stock registers, issue registers and foodgrains are distributed to the TPDS beneficiaries on the production of Ration Cards.  
 

District

Godown

F.P.S

MPCS

CCS

Total

 
  EAST

 

Gangtok Rural

67

5

0

72

 
 

Gangtok Urban

73

2

4

79

 
 

Singtam

78

4

1

83

 
 

Rongli

59

5

0

64

 
 

Ranipool

65

4

0

69

 
 

Rhenock

39

2

2

43

 
 

Makha

28

3

0

31

 
 

Pakyong

62

5

3

70

 
 

Rangpo

41

1

4

46

 
 

WEST

 

Gyalshing

42

6

3

51

 
 

Thingling

18

01

0

19

 
 

Chongrang

15

3

0

18

 
 

Legship

09

2

0

11

 
 

Dentam

34

2

0

36

 
 

Soreng

56

03

0

59

 
 

Kaluk

33

3

0

36

 
 

Sombaria

46

2

0

48

 
 

Hee-Goan

14

1

0

15

 
 

Kongri-Naku

10

1

0

11

 
 

Sardung

07

02

0

09

 
 

Uttarey

10

0

0

10

 
 

Takuthang

17

0

0

17

 
 

Darap

14

0

0

14

 
 

NORTH

 

Mangan

38

06

0

44

 
 

Dikchu

21

02

0

23

 
 

Chungthang

07

0

0

07

 
  SOUTH

 

Namchi

81

03

02

86

 
 

Namthang

25

02

0

27

 
 

Bermoik

17

0

0

17

 
 

Temi

16

01

0

17

 
 

Ravangla

36

06

0

42

 
 

Melli

50

3

0

53

 
 

Jorethang

57

4

0

61

 
 

Yangang

28

03

0

31

 
 

Chisopani

12

02

0

14

 
   

Total

1225

89

19

1333

 
   
 

Who can open a Fair Price Shop?

  1. A Cooperative Society    
  2. An unemployed educated individual    
  3. Ex-serviceman    
  4. Handicapped person    
  5. Gram Panchayat    
  5. Women Self help Group    
               
 

Contact Office:

 
 

District Civil Supplies Officer, Food & Civil Supplies Department of the District where the FPS is proposed to be opened.

       
 

Where can the FPS be opened?

 

Any place, urban or rural, in State, where minimum 50  numbers of Ration Card holders live. The distance from nearest Godown and next Fair Price Shop is also taken into consideration while granting Fair Price Shop license. Road connectivity for carriage of ECS is also considered.

       
 

Procedure to be followed:

 

Any person/individual who possesses a grocery license from UD & HD may apply with  an application on a prescribed form to the District Civil Supplies Officer, Food & Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department of the district where the FPS is proposed to be opened.

       
 

Attach a copy of recommendation by the Area MLA or  the  Panchayat of the area ,  recommending the opening of the FPS at the designated place.

       
 

Attach copy of Sikkim subject/Certificate of Identification/Voters Identity Card.

       
 

After the applicant is issued FPS license he/she shall deposit the security amount and License fee in the office of the District Civil Supplies Officer of the concerned District.

       
     

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