July 02, 2020 12:27 pm
Eleven states and one UT did not distribute even 1 per cent of the quantity they had lifted to the beneficiaries during June. These are Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Ladakh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Tripura.
January 18, 2020 7:10 am
The report shows that during current rabi season, the area under pulses has been reported as 157.33 lakh ha — 7.80 lakh ha more than the last year (149.53 lakh ha).
August 21, 2015 12:12 am
The scheme launched by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis aims to ensure poor villagers reeling under drought conditions for the third consecutive year do not go without food.
January 09, 2014 4:52 pm
Locals complained that sacks of rotten wheat are being thrown in river Gori.
June 21, 2013 12:45 am
The government is set to push major reform initiatives on Friday including decision to raise gas prices and permission to private sector power companies to get pass through status for high cost imported coal as it looks to boost economic sentiments in the country hit hard by a slowing industrial growth and sharp fall in rupee.
March 08, 2012 12:21 am
The Railway Ministrys move to increase freight rates for foodgrain,fertiliser and other commodities was to generate the much-needed funds and balance its books in the forthcoming Railway Budget scheduled for next week
November 23, 2011 3:05 am
Deputy Commissioner Ravi Bhagat on Tuesday asked the superintendent of the newly constructed modern jail in Faridkot to destroy 46 quintals of foodgrain stored in the jail,which are not fit for human consumption.
May 15, 2011 2:27 am
The Supreme Court directed the government to allocate additional five million tonnes of foodgrain to the 150 poorest districts.
May 14, 2011 12:58 pm
Earlier on May 10,the Bench had expressed concern over the high malnourishment deaths in the country.
May 03, 2011 2:30 am
EGoM on food security decided to offload 5 million tonnes of foodgrain for the BPL.