Sale of Non-Issuable (Upgradable) foodgrains Overview
The Quality Control wing of FCI monitors the categorization of foodgrains. The stock of wheat which falls under A and B category is fit for human consumption whereas C & D category wheat can be utilized for human consumption after upgradation. In case of rice, A, B and C category rice it fit for human consumption and D category rice can be utilized only after upgradation. The stock of foodgrains which is not fit for direct human consumption but can be utilized for human consumption after upgrdation is called Non-Issuable (Upgradable) foodgrains.
When it is found that it is not operationally possible or economically viable to upgrade the stocks and the same cannot be issued through PDS/OWS, the stock is recommended for disposal through tender sale.
The Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) in the matter for disposal of the identified stock is invited by the General Manager (Region) after obtaining approval from the appropriate authority. The terms and conditions for sale of stock are governed by the Model Tender Form.