Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan launched Depot Online System of state run Food Corporation of India (FCI) to bring transparency and minimize storage losses of food grains.
Key highlights of Depot Online System
• The Depot Online System is to align with Digital India vision for transformation of food distribution supply chain in India.
• Project cost is estimated to be 63 crore rupees.
• The Depot Online System will be rolled out in all 554 FCI-owned godowns by July 2016.
• It will also be implemented in godowns owned by state-run Central Warehousing Corporation and State Warehousing Corporations as well as hired ones by March 2017.