Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022



Mamlatdar issues ‘no vaccine, no ration’ notice, withdraws

December 10, 2021 2:04 am

The notice, jointly signed by Upleta mamlatdar Govind Mahavadiya and TDO MA Belim, warned villagers that the public distribution system (PDS) ration of those who have not taken two doses of Covid-19 vaccine would be withheld.

At Delhi’s Seemapuri, 94% collect ration using biometric authentication

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.

Inspection finds PDS foodgrains being supplied in Delhi unfit to consume

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.

After 15-year-old girl is caught plucking flower, Odisha village boycotts all 40 Dalit families

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.

Active govt intervention needed in hunger relief efforts, says IIM-A study

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.

Free PDS from political cage, give free ration: Jagdeep Dhankhar to govt

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).

Accused of irregularities in PDS, ration dealer’s house ransacked in Bengal

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.

Govt may provide subsidised sugar to 16 crore additional families under PDS

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.

Failed by state

September 18, 2018 12:28 am

Report on the poor health of tribal communities raises questions about delivery of government programmes.

Malli's tragedy: On death, loss and failed government schemes in Kerala's only tribal block

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.