RTI response regarding FCI godowns

CAG report published in 2015 highlighted lot of shortcomings in procuring and storing the food in the FCI godowns.

  • Extra expenditure of  256.73 crore due to shortfall in achievement of procurement targets of paddy by FCI in Punjab and Haryana.
  • Deficiencies in payment of Rs 17,985.49 crore as Minimum Support Price to farmers
  • Doubts about the authenticity of MSP payment
  • MSP certificates not obtained for paddy procured in Punjab, Haryana, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh
  • Irregular mode of MSP payment by SGAs/FCI
  • Delays in payment of MSP to the farmers
  • Storage in open area resulted in damage to paddy worth Rs 179.76 crore in Chhattisgarh
  • Loss due to storage in open area resulted in damage to paddy worth ` 21.28 crore in Bihar
  • Non-availability of adequate and proper storage facilities leading to damage of paddy worth Rs 7.93 crore in Odisha
  • Unsecured paddy worth  5,221.09 crore and non-insurance of paddy stock in Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh
  • Prescribed number of staff was not deployed in 617 purchase centres (80 per cent) out of 768 purchase centres. There was an overall shortage of 60 per cent (925 officials were deployed against norms of 2,304).

More details: https://sureshe.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/farmers-suffer-since-fci-cant-store-the-produce/

Godowns in Telangana

  • Tadepalligudem: 8 FCI godowns
  • Karimnagar: 3 FCI godowns
  • Khammam: 2 FCI godowns (1 in non working condition)
  • Tarnaka: 1 FCI godown
  • Nalgonda: 2 FCI godowns
  • Nizamabad: 1 FCI godown
  • Sanathnagar: 1 FCI godown
  • Warangal: 1 FCI godown


RTI application
FCI procurement
RTI response
Godowns in Andhra
Godowns in Telangana

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