Hyderabad: Civil Supplies Department, with new technology, is taking steps to curb mal practices and irregularities.
The Civil Supplies Department is introducing E-Weighing Machines at Godowns with capacity of 5 tons and also Paddy Filling Machines at few Paddy Procurement Centres (PPCs) on Pilot project from coming Rabi Season. From next Khariff season they will be implemented at state wide godowns and PPC’s.
To make ensure that goods supplied to Ration dealers are given with correct weight Civil Supplies Department is installing E-Weighing Machines in 170 godowns state wide. On Saturday, Civil Supplies Commissioner Sri Akun Sabharwal inspected machine performance in Met Weigh India Factory at Cherlapalli.
He said from 31st March 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 is invented by Eight Class Student Abhishek, which will be introduced at some PPC’s from the next Rabi as Pilot project.
Abhishek is studying eight class in ZP High School, in Hanumajipet Village, Vemulawada Mandal, Rajanna Sircilla district. On Saturday, he 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.
On this occasion, Commissioner rewarded Abhishek with Rs. 10,000 and presented him a Robot doll and said that Abhishek has very good future.
The Commissioner said that this machine is very useful for farmers and suggested some changes accordingly. As the machine is small he said to change the size to be useful for hamalis.
The machine weighs 20 kgs only, changes should be made to machine to weight about 40-45 kgs bags and also widen it. Commissioner said the machine will be introduced with these changes and also take precautions.
He ordered officers to start the process for obtaining patent for this machine by the name ‘Vari Abhishekam’ on behalf of Telangana government.
This machine does the work which can be done by four farmers. At the same time weight also can be measured. This machine can be carried on the farm, at house and PPC’s, which will save time, money and energy. This will also helps to overcome labour shortage. (INN)