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Politics has taken over public interest: Delhi govt in HC on ration scheme

November 30, 2021 1:10 am

Terming the petition filed by Delhi Sarkari Ration Dealers Sangh a proxy litigation, the government contended that while NFSA is a central Act, the same is premised upon the operational work being handled by the state government and not the union.

Centre stops Delhi government’s ration scheme once again

October 10, 2021 8:20 am

AAP Saturday accused BJP for using the Central government machinery to block its doorstep delivery of ration scheme, while the Union Food Ministry denied the charge saying the Centre had only asked the Delhi government to follow “provisions of NFSA passed by the Parliament”.

Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November

June 23, 2021 4:10 pm

Early this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the nation had announced that the Centre's free food programme PMGKAY will be extended for five months till Diwali.

Several Delhi govt centres distributing ration to non-card holders run out of foodgrain

June 08, 2021 9:28 pm

In a statement, the government acknowledged the crisis, saying it has placed orders with the Food Corporation of India (FCI) for more food grains, "which will arrive soon". The drive was launched on June 5 across 280 municipal wards of the city.

Covid test not mandatory for ration, but for some, confusion remains

June 07, 2021 8:26 pm

Civil defence volunteers, who were in charge of testing, said those tokens would not be valid as ration and Covid testing are not linked, and that there was a miscommunication.

Panchkula: Congress leader accuses depot holder of corruption, food department, JJP councillor jump to rescue

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.

States invokes last year's PMGKAY scheme: Give free ration to the poor, government urged

April 16, 2021 9:28 am

At least 3 states, several Oppn leaders write to ministry; govt said to have ‘liberal thinking’ on issue

Delhi: Union Food Secretary questions execution of ration scheme

March 25, 2021 4:48 am

According to the initial plan drawn up by the Delhi government, the doorstep delivery agents were expected to wear t-shirts on which the name ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana (MMGGRY)’ would be written.

Delhi: Soon, packed ration to reach 17.5 lakh homes

October 20, 2020 7:16 am

There are seven FCI godowns across Delhi that store 75,114.24 quintal of rice for PDS beneficiaries in the city. Apart from rice, 2.91 lakh quintal wheat and 684.68 quintal sugar are stored.

J&K: State govt criticised for irregular supply of ration in Jammu

December 09, 2015 8:37 pm

The party spokesperson Prof Virender Gupta asked the government to streamline the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department and take action against staff responsible for such a situation.