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Govt working towards 'one nation one ration card': Paswan

The food ministry will also create a central repository of all ration cards which will help in de-duplication.

28 Jun 2019 9:27 AM

Govt procures 55.17 lac tons of wheat so far this year

Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have contributed the most to wheat procurement so far, an official said.

24 Apr 2019 6:03 PM

FCI sells almost entire pulses stock of 2.98 lakh tonne

FCI is the central nodal agency that undertakes mainly the procurement and distribution of wheat and rice at the MSP.

11 Mar 2019 5:27 PM

Government asked to contain rising food subsidy bill

Food bill is estimated to be Rs 1,38,123 crore in 2018-19 against the actual expenditure of Rs 1,04,901 crore in 2017-18.

07 Aug 2018 9:16 AM

Wheat procurement surpasses govt's target by 6.25 pc to over 34 MT

The government fixed higher target of 32 MT for this year in view of record output.

28 May 2018 3:16 PM


Wheat at Rs 2 per kg, rice at Rs 3 to be provided till 2018

FCI guarantees hiring of the godown constructed by a private party for 10 years.

01 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

Centre mulls scrapping import duty on wheat

FCI's wheat procurement remained lower at 22.9 MT even during year as private traders were active.

07 Dec 2016 3:20 PM

78 schemes covered under DBT system so far: Govt

The government has decided to introduce DBT system for fertilizer subsidy payments.

29 Nov 2016 6:08 PM