Puducherry

FOOD CELL POLICE STATION

URL: http://police.pondicherry.gov.in http://police.puducherry.gov.in

 

Phone- 2292277                                                                                            e-mail ID - fcpsshq.py@gov.in

Email ID Food Cell Kkl - fcps-kkl.py@gov.in

 

 

    The Food Cell Unit in Puducherry and Karaikal was created on 5.11.1975 vide G.O. M.s.No.146/HEW/CS dated 5.11.1975.  His Excellency the Lt. Governor, of Puducherry had approved the duties, responsibilities and function of Food Cell Vide G.O.Ms.No.157/CS/HEW/CS dated 6.12.75.  As per the G.O, the Food Cell will function as a unit of the Civil Supplies Directorate under the complete Administrative Control of the Director of Civil Supplies and the Collector. Cum Secretary (Revenue & Civil supplies), Puducherry.

 

     One Food Cell Police Station consisting of 2 Sub-Inspectors of Police,3 Head constables and 9 Police Constables will be located at PUDUCHERRY, one sub-Inspector, one Head constable and 2 police constables at the out post at MADAGADIPET and One Sub-Inspector, One head constable and 2 Police constables at the other out post at BAHOUR and all these Food Cell Police stations will function under the Supervision of Superintendent of police Food Cell located at Puducherry.  While the other wing i.e Food Cell P.S. KARAIKAL consisting of One Inspector of  Police, One Head constable and 6 police constables will be located at KARAIKAL under the over all control of the  Superintendent of Police,  Food Cell, Puducherry. The Officer and men posted at Karaikal will have their Head quarters  at Karaikal itself.  The Directorate Civil supplies, Puducherry will have the overall control of the whole cell for Administrative Purposes.  The Food Cell wing located at Karaikal headed by the Inspector of police will have Jurisdiction over Karaikal and Mahe regions and the Food Cell wing located  at Puducherry  will have Jurisdiction over Puducherry and Yanam Regions.  

 

The Superintendent of Police, Food Cell, is the Head of the Office and he is the D.D.O. of Food Cell, Puducherry and Karaikal. The Inspector of Police, Karaikal will be Disbursing Officer in respect of Pay and Allowances.

 

The office of Superintendent of Police, Food Cell and Food Cell P.S. Puducherry is presently located in a rented building at No.63,Vth Cross, Jaya Nagar (West), Reddiarpalayam, Puducherry -10. The contact Telephone No.2292277. The office of Inspector of Police, Food Cell P.S. Karaikal is located in rented building at No.62,IIIrd cross, MM. G. Nagar, Karaikal. The contact Telephone No. 95 4368  222494.      

Strength particulars

 

S.N

Strength Particulars

SP

SI

HC

PC

WPC

LDC

1

Sanctioned Strength

1

4

5

12

1

1

 

FUNCTION OF FOOD CELL

 

REGISTERING OF CASE UNDER ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES ACT  

Food Cell Police under the instructions of Superintendent of Police,Food Cell conduct frequent  raids/Inspection at border areas of Puducherry.  Any body found violating Essential Commodities Act 1955 cases are registered against them.  

 

ASSISTING THE CIVIL SUPPLIES SQUARED

A squad is being maintained in civil supplies.  Whenever the squad conducts inspections, raids, checking’s  of Fair Price shops, Petrol Bumps, and Kerosene outlets etc., Food Cell Police will associate and assist them.  Whenever the squad goes for enumeration of cards, vetting out of bogus cards or for other duties, the Food Cell Police will assist the squad.

SPECIAL TASK

1.  Food Cell Police  performs bandhobust duties during Deepavali, Pongal Bazars and during the Natural calamities like cyclone and floods. The Food Cell police ensures proper Public Distribution System.  During bundh calls, called by lorry owners/ drivers the Food Cell police ensures proper transport of Essential commodities from one place to other places, by performing escort duties.

2.  In additions to the above, Food Cell Police perform station Sentry duties, Station Writer, Court duty, Process duties, guarding of government and case properties and escort duties. Etc….

 

 

IMPORTANT SECTIONS UNDER WHICH CASES ARE REGISTERED 

PETROL & DIESEL

PONDICHERRY MOTOR SPIRIT & HIGH SPEED DIESEL OIL MAINTENANCE OF SUPPLIES ORDERS 1985 (ABOVE FIVE (5) LITERS PETROL & DIESEL)  

POWERS

1. U/cl 2 (b) (iii) of pondicherry motor sprit and high speed diesel oil(Maintanance and Regulation supply) order 1985

Not below the rank of sub-Inspector of police is empowered to register FIR   sub-Inspector of Police,is order    order 1985. empowered to register FIR.

2. U/cl 18(f) of Pondicherry motor sprit and high speed diesel oil(Maintance and Regulation supply order 1985

Not below the rank of sub-Inspector of police is empowered to Search, seize and remove stocks of  Motor spirit or high speed diesel oil together with the vehicles, vessels or other containers.

3.U/cl 19 of pondicherry motor sprit and high  speed diesel oil(Maintanance and Regulation supply) order 1985

Prosecution sanction by the secretary Department of  Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Pondicherry . to lay the charge sheet  after getting opinion from D.O.P. Law Department, Pondicherry .

 

OFFENCE

 

1.    U./cl 6 of pondicherry motor sprit and  high  speed diesel oil(Maintanance and Regulation supply) order 1985.

Illegal  possession((Petrol/Diesel) Above 5 ltrs

2.   U/cl 15 of pondicherry motor sprit and high  speed diesel oil(Maintanance and  Regulation supply) order  1985.

Illegal Transportation(Petrol/diesel above 5 ltrs

 

KEROSENE

PONDICHERRY KEROSENE CONTROL ORDER 1969

OFFENCE

1

U/cl 19 of Pondicherry Kerosene control order 1969

Illegal Possession-Above 20 ltrs

2

 U/cl 25 of Pondicherry Kersene control order 1969

Illegal Tranporation-Above 20 ltrs

GAS

LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM  GAS (Regulation of Supply of Distribution) order 2000

 

1

U/cl 4(1)© of liquefies petroleum Gas (Regulation  supply and distribution) order 2000

  LPG storage without proper safety measure. safety measure.  

2

U/cl 3(1)© of liquefies petroleum Gas (Regulation Supply and distribution)  order 2000  

Using LPG for other than the  registered purpose.-

3

3.U/cl 3(1)(a) of liquefies petroleum Gas Possession more than one connection (Regulation supply and distribution) order 2000.

Possession more than  the authorize number.

4

U/cl 3(1)(b) of liquefied petroleum Gas (Regulation supply and distribution)Order 2000                  

Possess and use LPG in bulk unless received from a oil company or an       authorized distributor. 

RICE

PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM ORDER 2001(RICE)

POWERS

1.U/cl 2 ( C ) public distribution system(control) order 2001.

Not below the rank of Inspector in the state Government deleing with Food and Civil supplies

OFFENCE

1.  U/cl  6 ( 4 )(1) public distribution system(control) order 2001.

Diversion (Unauthorized  possession and transportation of rice meant for  beneficiaries under the public distribution system  are released from FCI  godowns  for the purposes  under any Government Scheme. 

 General

FOR ALL THE OFFENCES OF(1.) PETROL & DIESEL (2)KEROSENE (3)LPG GAS CYLINDERS (4) RICE THE SECTION OF PUNISHMENT IS

U/S 7 (1) (a) (ii) OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES ACT, 1955 PUNISHABLE WITH.

PUNISHMENT

IMPRISONMENT FOR A TERM WHICH SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 3 MONTHS BUT WHICH MAY EXTEND TO  7 YEARS AND SHALL ALSO BE LIABLE TO BE FINED