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Centre makes standard format for ration cards, asks states to follow it

Under the initiative, eligible beneficiaries would be able to avail entitled foodgrains under the National Food Security Act.

19 Dec 2019 2:12 PM

No govt ration in UP if one fails to pay electricity bills

The order explains that the state which has been suffering from power crisis has taken a turn for the worse.

20 Sep 2019 2:01 PM

Inter-state portability of ration card starts in 4 states; across India by 2020

Government is targeting to roll out 'One Nation, One Ration Card' across the country by June 1, 2020.

09 Aug 2019 3:14 PM

Foodgrains production may fall 1 pc to 281.37 million tonne: Agri Min

The country had produced 284.83 million tonne (MT) in the 2017-18 crop year (July-June).

28 Feb 2019 2:26 PM

Kharif foodgrains production estimated at record 141.59 MT

The country had produced 140.73 MT foodgrains in the kharif season of 2017-18 crop year (July-June).

26 Sep 2018 12:47 PM

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Govt keeps selling price of PDS grains unchanged for 1 more year: Paswan

Foodgrains via ration shops are supplied at a highly subsidised rate of Rs 3 per kg for rice, Rs 2 per kg for wheat.

18 May 2018 4:04 PM

Foodgrains, common-use products to get cheaper under GST

Milk and curd will continue to be exempt from taxation when GST replaced current indirect taxes.

19 May 2017 12:36 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

Govt to launch Rs 6,000-cr 'SAMPADA' for food processing

Programme aims to integrate current and new schemes aimed at reducing food wastage and doubling farmers' income.

12 Apr 2017 5:17 PM

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Govt considering imposing import duty on wheat

Country is all set to harvest a record production of 96.64 million tonnes in 2016-17 crop year (July-June).

22 Mar 2017 2:23 PM

Aadhaar not must for getting rations in J-K till June

Some complaints were received regarding consumers being asked to furnish Aadhaar details to get ration.

11 Mar 2017 10:30 AM

79 crore reaping benefits of cheap foodgrain: Paswan

Food Minister has asked states to name those who have left so that they could also get cheaper foodgrains.

10 Mar 2017 4:32 PM

MSPs should have an expiry date, says Subramanian

Chief economic adviser says problem of lack of self-sufficiency in foodgrain production gave birth to MSP.

16 Feb 2017 1:07 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

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