Arunachal Pradesh becomes the first State in North East India to introduce Smart e-Public Distribution System (e-PDS).
The Smart e-Public Distribution System (e-PDS) is a solution developed by the Madras Security Printers, a company specializing in system integration and solutions for e-governance projects.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Prince Dhawan also introduced the Smart Ration Cards (SRCs)
Smart e-Public Distribution System (e-PDS) provides centralized online real-time electronic PDS to improve efficiency in supplying commodities to the beneficiaries.
Department of Food & Civil Supplies (DFCS) will be able to use technology to monitor and control their complete supply chain, plan operations, get analytical information and MIS reports and ensure that the citizens are benefited.
Formation: 20 February 1987
Capitals: Guwahati (Judiciary), Itanagar
Official Language: English
Governor: B. D. Mishra
Chief minister: Pema Khandu