CSD Canteen Code Index Number
The Department of Canteen Stores (CSD) sells nearly 5735 goods (items) through its Unit Operated Canteens (URC) located across India to Armed Forces personnel and ex-servicemen. – object has a specific number called the Index Code Number identification number.
Television, refrigerators, washing machines, two-wheelers, cars, tractors, cooking ranges (ovens and chimneys), air conditioners & geysers, etc. are listed in the CSD canteen as Category VII AFD Products.
There are two classifications, one being Category-I and another being Category-II.
Category – I Depots do not store products, but are arranged by CSD and purchased directly from vendors by customers, such as vehicles, motorcycles, scooters, refrigerators, LED TVs, washing machines, air conditions, etc.
Category – II CSD Area Depots procure goods based on firm demand obtained from URC to the Depot and sell them to customers through URCs such as geysers, sewing machines, cooking ranges, air coolers, coir mattresses, etc.