The new mechanism will ensure no poor is deprived of PDS entitlement if that person shifts from one place to another.
29 Jun 2019 4:34 PM
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
The food ministry has allowed 534 mills to sell a total of 2.1 million tonne (MT) in this month, the order said.
01 May 2019 3:52 PM
Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have contributed the most to wheat procurement so far, an official said.
24 Apr 2019 6:03 PM
High on the agenda of the meeting will be a discussion on measures required to maintain and manage prices of essential food items.
28 Jun 2018 4:47 PM
The government, for the first time, in October 2015 decided to create a buffer stock of pulses.
30 Mar 2018 2:43 PM
Sugar mills owe Rs 13,899 crore to sugarcane growers as on March 21, according to official data.
29 Mar 2018 10:40 AM
For the 2017-18 fiscal, the government has earmarked Rs 1,45,338 crore for food subsidy.
16 Jan 2018 1:53 PM
Earlier, duty was raised to curb shipments in view of record output at around 97.44 MT in 2016-17 crop year.
12 Aug 2017 6:11 PM
Nafed had procured pulses and other commodities worth Rs 5,800 crore during 2016-17 fiscal mainly under the PSF.
16 Jun 2017 3:44 PM
The ministry is in favour of increasing import duty on tur dal from 10 per cent to 25 per cent.
24 Apr 2017 2:54 PM
FCI's wheat procurement remained lower at 22.9 MT even during year as private traders were active.
07 Dec 2016 3:20 PM