July 22, 2021 8:31 am
While only 0.85 per cent beneficiaries managed to collect ration on Tuesday, when the distribution for July started, the number improved to 7.67 per cent on Wednesday.
May 27, 2021 9:07 am
The Public Distribution System has been the sole source of support for underprivileged people as the economic crisis precipitated by Covid-19 wreaked havoc in their lives.
April 29, 2021 5:12 pm
Slamming the BJP government, Siddaramaiah said, "When we were in power, we were giving seven kilograms of rice to protect people but these people (ruling BJP) have gone to the extent of telling people to die by reducing the quota of rice."
December 18, 2020 9:58 am
“It has been established that when there is a price rise in the retail market, the benefit is not passed on to the farmers, who sell at low prices mostly, and high prices of commodities will affect consumers too,” it added.
May 20, 2020 9:02 pm
A total of 204 persons from over 30 families registered under the National Food Security Act were provided with wheat, rice, chana dal and sugar. A total ration of 2,120 kilograms were distributed among the beneficiaries.
April 26, 2020 2:37 am
On Saturday, LJP president Chirag Paswan said: "It is sad that the Bihar government has not been able to send the list of new PDS beneficiaries. About 14.5 lakh families have been affected because of the state government not being able to send the list.
March 31, 2020 9:19 pm
In each village, a committee comprising of four people -- a local teacher, a talati or gram sevak, a police jawan and a social activist -- has been formed to ensure that social distancing norms are followed during the distribution, officials said.
March 31, 2020 5:04 pm
According to Ashwini Kumar, the secretary to the Chief Minister, an estimated 3.25 crore of the population which is 50 per cent of the state's population will be covered when the distribution of wheat, rice, dal, sugar and salt will begin on Wednesday for 66 lakh families who are covered under the Antodaya and Priority House-holds (PHH)
December 07, 2019 12:46 pm
Tripura has 9.15 lakh PDS consumers, including 3.37 APL, 1.08 AAY and 4.7 PHH consumers. There are 1,810 fair price shops spread across eight districts of the state.
September 26, 2019 12:45 am
Government should restructure PDS to meet goal of ‘one nation, one ration card’