The department, functioning under the state government, gives licenses to fair price shops, LPG dealers, ration outlets and such others.

To make the grant of licenses corruption and hassle free, an online system will be set up.

"Yes we will start the online system November onward," Jyotipriya Mallick, Food and Supplies Minister, said.

Under its ambit, one can process the application online as well as pay the required fee via credit card or debit card.

(Agencies)

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