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  • bihar has lifted only half of foodgrain quota paswan

    Bihar has lifted only half of foodgrain quota: Paswan

    Politics | June 08, 2014 17:46 IST

    Patna: Claiming that the Bihar government has adopted a lackadaisical approach towards implementation of the Food Security Act in the state, Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ramvilas Paswan today said it has availed only

  • over 5 lakh families in delhi apply for food grains

    Over 5 lakh families in Delhi apply for food grains

    India | September 17, 2013 8:51 IST

    New Delhi: Over five lakh families have applied for receiving food grains under the ambitious Food Security Programme which was launched here last month by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.Delhi's Food and Supplies Minister Harun Yusuf

  • food grains to be supplied direct to dealers from fci

    Food grains to be supplied direct to dealers from FCI godowns

    India | September 03, 2013 21:43 IST

    Kolkata: West Bengal government has decided to supply food grains directly to the dealers from the FCI godowns to stop malpractices during transit.  Announcing this here today, state's Food and Supply Minister Jyotipriyo Mallick told

  • bumper record harvest of 250 mn tons says pm

    Bumper Record Harvest Of 250 Mn Tons, Says PM

    February 15, 2012 14:47 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 15: Exceeding target, the country is set to harvest a record 250 million tonnes of foodgrains this year, as efforts to push farm growth seem to be paying off, Prime Minister Manmohan

  • subsidised food should be given only to really needy says

    Subsidised Food Should Be Given Only To Really Needy, Says Pawar

    October 20, 2011 13:55 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 20:  Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said the government should supply highly subsidised foodgrains only to the “really needy people” under the proposed food security law else the country's economy would be

  • hike in procurement prices causing pricerise says pranab

    Hike In Procurement Prices Causing Pricerise, Says Pranab

    July 17, 2011 20:47 IST

    Kolkata, July 17:  Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said increased procurement prices of foodgrains triggered price rise of essential commodities in the country.“Escalating procurement prices of foodgrains have resulted in the rise in the

  • govt to release rotting grains for poor but not for free

    Govt To Release Rotting Grains For Poor, But Not For Free

    India | September 02, 2010 21:49 IST

    New Delhi: Acting on the directive of the Supreme Court, government on Thursday  decided to release an extra 2.5 million tonnes of foodgrains to states for distribution among the poor but it will not be