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Indian Government Takes Measures To Implement Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS)
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Paswan assures help to farmers from centre over crop damage

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said that the centre would provide support to farmers, after assessing the scale of crop damage in the northern parts of the country, due to untimely rainfall."We ... Business Standard, 1 hour ago

Ration distribution to be affected as shops fail to pay dues

Thousands of families dependent on the subsidised rations supplied through the public distribution system are unlikely to get their supplies in April as the city’s food and civil supplies department is reportedly not going to issue requisite quota to 600 ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago Karnataka state budget likely to focus on overhaul of public distribution system  Economic Times4 weeks ago

Here's how to fix the public distribution system

Food ministry is needlessly wary of reforms The report of the Shanta Kumar committee on food management contains several cogent recommendations and these have been submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office. But it is increasingly unlikely that the report will be accepted in full. In its comments on the report, the Union food ministry has either turned down or expressed reservations on the implementation of many of the reforms-oriented suggestions. Some of these suggestions are: reducing ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

FCI rejig: Panel suggests direct cash transfer of food subsidy

Food Corporation of India (FCI), the Union government's nodal agency for procurement and distribution of foodgrains, should focus on eastern states, leaving bulk purchase to state agencies in Punjab, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago Government can save over Rs 30,000 crore food subsidy with FCI rejig: Panel  Jagran Post2 months ago Govt may start direct cash transfer for food subsidies  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Govt can save over Rs 30K crore food subsidy with FCI rejig  The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

BIS is developing standards for 'solid waste management': Ram Vilas Paswan, Food and Public Distribution Minister

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is developing standards for solid waste management and promoting the use of available Indian Standards on street food and public supply of potable drinking water. GUWAHATI: Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Business Standard

Food ministry favours sugar export subsidy up to 1.4 mn tonnes

t of Food and Public Distribution has proposed a subsidy of around Rs 4,000 per tonne of export BS Reporter | New Delhi February 11, 2015 Last Updated at 22:37 IST Ram Vilas Paswan (pictured), Union minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Ram Vilas Paswan to chair Central Consumer Protection Council Meeting at Patna

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution 04-February-2015 15:47 IST Ram Vilas Paswan to chair Central Consumer Protection Council Meeting at Patna Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Foods and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan will ...
 PIB1 month ago Steps for strengthening of infrastructure at the Consumer Fora  Business Standard2 weeks ago Paswan to chair Central Consumer Protection Council meet  Business Standard1 month ago

BJP distributing money, alcohol, non-veg food for votes: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party-Bharatiya Janata Party bitter spat saw the Aam Aadmi Party accusing the saffron party of trying to “buy votes” ahead of February 7 assembly polls by distributing money and free liquor. “We have information that BJP is distributing money, liquor and non-vegetarian food to the public and they are also seizing voter identity cards of poor,” AAP leader Ashutosh alleged. “We also have information that they are trying to traumatise and threaten ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Delhi polls: AAP accuses BJP of trying to buy votes  Economic Times1 month ago AAP volunteers given spy cams to capture bid to buy votes  Rediff.com1 month ago AAP says volunteers given spy cams to capture bid to buy votes  Jagran Post1 month ago
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Food subsidies need overhaul to curb losses: Economic Survey

India's food subsidy regime needs to be overhauled with direct cash transfers to rein in losses in the public distribution of dietary staples to the poor, the Economic Survey said on Friday. The Economic Survey, the basis for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's ...
 IBN Live1 month ago
Down to Earth

Cabinet committee decides to reduce food buffer stocks

Go ahead for Department of Food and Public Distribution to offload excess stocks in the open market or export The Union government has decided to reduce its buffer stock of grains for the first quarter of this year, starting January 1, by 4 million tonnes.
 Down to Earth2 months ago
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