Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services, or an artificial restriction of demand. Rationing controls the size of the ration, which is one's allowed portion of the resources being distributed on a particular day or at a particular time. PROBLEMS FACED:- ●Difficulty for eligible and excluded beneficiaries to obtain new ratio cards. ●FPS dealer may declare"No Stock"even when sufficient stock is available. ●Several instances of dealers misbehaving with beneficial happen. ●Inefficient monitoring due to lack of real time data.