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food subsidy

Food subsidy bill may swell by 10 pc in 2018-19 budget

For the 2017-18 fiscal, the government has earmarked Rs 1,45,338 crore for food subsidy.

16 Jan 2018 1:53 PM

Govt saved Rs 58,000 cr via DBT for subsidies: Prasad

IT minister says govt utilising digital technology to bring about changes that benefit poor and underprivileged.

28 Sep 2017 3:47 PM

Govt capex to rise 25 pc to Rs 3.9 lakh crore by FY'20

The tax-GDP ratios are projected to be 11.6 per cent in 2018-19 and 11.9 per cent in 2019-20.

10 Aug 2017 1:54 PM

Focus on nutritional security of 23 cr PDS members: Paswan

Food Ministry has chalked out plans for supplying fortified wheat and rice flour via PDS.

15 May 2017 6:32 PM

Modi wants 'Give It Up' LPG campaign for food subsidy

Govt is overburdened with a huge overall subsidy bill of Rs 2.4 lakh crore projected in Budget 2017.

25 Apr 2017 1:01 PM


Display subsidy from Centre, states: Paswan to PDS outlets

Directive from Paswan aims to end confusion and promote transparency in disbursal of subsidy amount.

24 Apr 2017 3:08 PM

Mamata Banerjee meets PM, seeks early release of central funds

In the meeting held in the morning, Mamata also raised the loan waiver issue with the PM while discussing the state's debt situation.

10 Apr 2017 4:18 PM

Aadhaar now mandatory for buying PDS foodgrains

Earlier, it was essential not compulsory to produce Aadhaar card for buying wheat, rice and kerosene at PDS shops.

09 Feb 2017 5:36 PM

Subsidy bill up 5 per cent in Apr-Nov 2016: Survey

Subsidy bill was Rs 2,41,856.58 crore for 2015-16 (revised estimates).

31 Jan 2017 4:47 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