Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Subsidised foodgrains


Strained fiscal math limits foodgrain scheme extension to only 3 months

September 29, 2022 2:39 am

With the decision to extend the foodgrains scheme for three months, the Centre will end up spending Rs 44,762 crore incrementally for this period, which has led to experts estimating an overshooting of the fiscal deficit to the tune of Rs 1 lakh crore.

PMGK Anna Yojana: Gujarat to Punjab, states want free grains scheme to go on beyond September

September 10, 2022 10:48 am

More than financial burden, buffer stock availability will decide: Officials

WTO: Cabinet to take strong stand on food security

November 25, 2013 3:52 am

The current Agreement restricts the 'market distorting subsidies' to just 10 per cent of the total production.

Govt considers renaming PDS after Indira Gandhi to take sole credit

March 14, 2014 11:32 am

It clarified that only the name of the scheme,and not the law,would be changed.

Long due,Food Security Bill meets mixed reaction

April 08, 2014 5:00 pm

The Bill aims to provide highly subsidised foodstuff to two-thirds of the country.

Rs 2-3/kg rice,wheat for 65% of India?

April 05, 2012 8:51 pm

This applies even to people who are above poverty line if Food Bill changes are enforced.

Food scam case biggest-ever for ED

December 10, 2010 3:10 pm

Overall,the foodgrain scam may well eclipse the Rs 1.76 lakh crore spectrum scam.