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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan


Onion price hits Rs 80/kg: May allow private traders to import, says Paswan

November 06, 2019 7:16 pm

The Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister also appealed to consumers and the media to offer suggestions to control the price rise.

Govt taking steps to check leakage of foodgrains: Ram Vilas Paswan

July 09, 2019 2:21 pm

Paswan said the deployment of the security staff of FCI as well as other agencies, security inspections as well as surprise checks of depots, installation of CCTV cameras to enhance electronic surveillance and disciplinary action, including police cases, in case of leakage are other key steps.

Tripura CM seeks month-long extension for paddy procurement at MSP from Centre

January 25, 2019 7:18 pm

Paddy was obtained from 10 locations at Rs. 17.50 per Kg in the first phase. Procurements were done in 8 high yielding revenue blocks of the state.

As Centre puts stock limits, millers say will not affect price

September 01, 2017 8:32 am

Union Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce the stock limits. This move, the minister said, will help in controlling sugar prices in September and October.

GST: Govt increases consumer helplines to 60

July 05, 2017 6:39 pm

Earlier, there were 14 national consumer helplines, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said, adding that now professionals have been trained specifically to address the concerns of consumers related to the Goods and Service Tax (GST).

Beef, triple talaq, Article 370 and Ram Janmabhoomi are issues raised by parties, they can’t be govt policy: Ram Vilas Paswan

May 14, 2017 12:15 am

"It is the Opposition’s job to propose their presidential candidate. It is not surprising at all. But I see no understanding between the parties. They can come together and nominate their candidate, but nothing will come of it,” said Paswan.

Ram Vilas Paswan not happy with cleanliness status in Food Ministry

October 01, 2014 3:18 pm

During the checks, Paswan interacted with officials, highlighting the importance of hygiene and cleanliness.

Ram Vilas Paswan asks states to rise above politics to control prices

July 04, 2014 5:50 pm

Paswan said there is a need to set up storage facility for onion and potato during the lean season.