June 12, 2021 8:59 am
According to official records seen by The Indian Express, the circle has 30,090 ration card holders and 42 ration shops.
March 27, 2021 5:38 am
In his response Friday, Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain said the Centre had supplied “rotten ration” to Delhi during the lockdown, which was returned.
August 22, 2020 7:39 am
After one family registered its objection, the matter snowballed into a confrontation between the two communities, eventually leading to the social boycott of the 40 Dalit families, local residents said.
June 25, 2020 5:45 am
The report highlights that insufficient funding remains an obstacle to hunger relief efforts by organisations and individuals. More than 87 per cent of the respondents claimed that funding was their primary concern and it might compel them to suspend operations.
May 10, 2020 5:32 am
Jagdeep Dhankhar pointed out that the state had received around 4,78,000 metric tonnes of free rice and 10,800 metric tonnes of free pulses till now under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY).
May 03, 2020 11:48 am
A protest was also held outside a ration shop at Lalgola in the same district. Earlier on Friday, similar incidents were reported at Narayanpur area of Kakdwip, Birbhum's Labhpur and Murshidabad’s Jalangi area.
June 03, 2019 1:47 pm
The distribution of additional foodgrains through the PDS is being considered as state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) is saddled with wheat and rice stock. With some foodgrains stock kept in open space, the FCI is under pressure to clear stock before the monsoon season starts.
September 18, 2018 12:28 am
Report on the poor health of tribal communities raises questions about delivery of government programmes.
June 26, 2018 12:08 pm
With a string of malnutrition deaths and now a case of lynching, Attappadi has for long lived in Kerala’s shadows. Shaju Philip on why, despite government schemes and projects, little has changed in the state’s only tribal block.
November 08, 2015 12:27 am
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh talks about strengthening the state police to fight Naxals, defends himself in the PDS scam, and praises NGO work in the state.