Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Food Corporation of India


2 FCI officials suspended, 30 transferred, says Food Secy

January 20, 2023 6:59 am

Addressing a press conference, Chopra said, “What happened in FCI was very unfortunate. We are deeply concerned about the occurrence…”

Govt cereal stocks dip to five-year low amid multi-year-high inflation

October 14, 2022 9:47 am

Cereal inflation, at over 11.5 per cent in September, is the highest since end-2013. With the next wheat crop due only after mid-March and uncertainty over even rice production in the current kharif season, the government has reasons to worry.

FCI Recruitment 2022: Applications invited for manager posts; check eligibility criteria

August 26, 2022 8:19 pm

FCI Recruitment 2022: The form will be available from 28th September from 10 am till 27th October at 4 pm. The application form can be availed from the official website-

Explained: How the govt procures wheat, why and for whom, and at what price

April 23, 2022 11:12 am

The procurement of wheat in the 2022-23 rabi marketing season is in progress in a number of states. How much does the government procure, why and for whom, at what price, and through what process?

Why farmers prefer selling wheat to silos of Adani group: Proximity, less weighing hassle

April 30, 2022 11:06 pm

Instead of going to the government mandis where wheat from farmers is procured at MSP fixed by the government, they prefer to sell their crop to a private firm.

First test for AAP govt as procurement agencies go on strike over wheat norm

April 13, 2022 5:50 am

Central team in Punjab today to assess shrivelling of wheat grains

Explained: What is fortified rice, and how is it prepared?

April 08, 2022 8:44 pm

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) defines fortification as "deliberately increasing the content of essential micronutrients in a food so as to improve the nutritional quality of food and to provide public health benefit with minimal risk to health".

Ukraine invasion, global wheat supply and India’s opportunity

March 14, 2022 8:43 pm

Increasing wheat exports will not only reduce its food subsidy bill, but also compensate for the higher costs of imports of crude oil

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...”