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Only 13% of allocated free food grain handed out to returning migrant workers, reveals govt data

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.

Foodgrain stocks hit record high, wheat area is largest ever

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).

Maharashtra: 4500 metric tonnes foodgrains distributed in 14 districts

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.

Ration meant for flood-hit rotting in Uttarakhand godowns

January 09, 2014 4:52 pm

Locals complained that sacks of rotten wheat are being thrown in river Gori.

Indian rupee fall steels govt’s resolve to push delayed reforms

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.

Freight rate hike to balance Rail Budget: Trivedi

March 08, 2012 12:21 am

The Railway Ministry’s 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

DC orders destruction of 46 quintals of foodgrain

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.

Give 5m tonne foodgrain to PDS: SC to govt

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.

SC directs govt to allocate 5 million tonnes foodgrain to PDS

May 14, 2011 12:58 pm

Earlier on May 10,the Bench had expressed concern over the high malnourishment deaths in the country.

5 m tonnes more foodgrain for BPL families

May 03, 2011 2:30 am

EGoM on food security decided to offload 5 million tonnes of foodgrain for the BPL.