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Food Corporation of India


Naveen Patnaik writes to PM on issue of rice procurement

October 11, 2021 7:33 am

“... Your kind personal intervention is requested for issuing a direction to DFPD to accept the estimated surplus parboiled rice from the State for the next KMS (Kharif marketing season) 2021-22," Patnaik wrote.

Centre allocates 78,000 tonnes of rice from FCI for ethanol production

June 16, 2021 6:22 am

Addressing a press conference via video conference, Union Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said, “By 2025, total production of ethanol… it is going to be grain-based 740 crore litres and sugar-based 760 crore litres. So, overall, 1,500 crore litres supplies...”

After mandi visit, Delhi minister says wheat not being procured at MSP, food corporation denies

April 10, 2021 2:07 am

The minister said he will hold a meeting with senior FCI officials at the Delhi Secretariat on Saturday to discuss the matter, even as FCI officials stated that Rai’s claims were false.

Delhi: Union Food Secretary questions execution of ration scheme

March 25, 2021 4:48 am

According to the initial plan drawn up by the Delhi government, the doorstep delivery agents were expected to wear t-shirts on which the name ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana (MMGGRY)’ would be written.

Bid to kill MSP, say farmers as FCI proposes tighter norms for food grain procurement

March 15, 2021 6:29 am

A committee of FCI under its chairman and managing director Sanjiv Kumar deliberated the revisiting of uniform specification of food grain procurement on March 11, and recommended revision of uniform specifications of food grains procured under the central pool.

FCI recruitment 2021: Apply for 89 AGM, medical officer posts

February 28, 2021 9:20 am

FCI recruitment 2021: The recruitment drivee is being conducted for 89 vacancies of which 43 vacancies are for the unreserved category. Interested candidates can apply at till March 31

Punjab: Two FCI officers accused of bribery in CBI custody for a day for probe

February 20, 2021 2:20 am

The FCI officers had been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 in Ludhiana Thursday. They were produced in the court.

CBI surprise checks at grain godowns in Punjab, Haryana

January 30, 2021 3:04 am

In its first reaction, the Punjab government said it is watching whether the raids were a part of “hidden agenda” or the central agency genuinely wanted to check the irregularities in quality of wheat and rice stocks.

CBI conducts surprise checks at FCI godowns in Punjab, Haryana

January 29, 2021 3:25 pm

CBI sleuths are checking the quality and quantity of the central-pool foodgrain stocks stored in these godowns and samples of wheat and rice pertaining to 2019-20 and 2020-21 have been collected from these places.

Explained: The Rural Development Fund that's causing bad blood between Punjab and the Centre

November 02, 2020 6:47 pm

Amid the row over farm laws, the Centre has told Punjab it won's pay the Rural Development Fund (RDF) fee in paddy season. What is RDF, and what is it used for? What does this development mean for Punjab?