ood ministry would recommend a hike in import duty on sugar to 40 per cent from the current 25 per cent to check sliding price of the sweetener and enable mills to clear mounting cane arrears that has reached almost Rs 20,000 crore so far. Addressing the ... Business Standard, 3 days ago
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e legal entitlement for cheap grain to 40 per cent of the population under the Food Security Act, from the current 67 per cent, as suggested by the Shanta Kumar committee on reforming the Food Corporation of India (FCI), a top official said. However, a final ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the food ministry to expeditiously give its comments on the FCI restructuring plan proposed by a high- level committee headed by BJP MP Shanta Kumar. The eight-member committee, which was set up in August 2014, to ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Narendra Modi on Wednesday. It is believed to have recommended that food subsidies be transferred in cash for the 52 cities having a population of more than a million, over the next two years. The panel was chaired by Shanta Kumar, a two-time chief minister ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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