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'38% of rural, 16% of urban households hold BPL cards'
Business Standard

Gang smuggling PDS rice busted, one arrested in Chennai

Civil supplies CID busted a racket smuggling rice meant for the public distribution system (PDS) and seized 7,500 kg of rice worth Rs 16 lakh near Sriperumbudur on Saturday. One person was arrested. Times of India, 2 days ago
Four detained under Goondas Act The Hindu, 1 week ago

Future Group to help modernize public distribution system in Rajasthan

The Kishore Biyani-led Future Consumer Enterprises Limited has tied up with the Rajasthan government to run 5,000 fair price shops in the state.
 DNA1 week ago Biyani's Future to manage ration shops in Raj | Govt's roadmap of governance of states  Economic Times1 week ago Rajasthan, Future Group join hands to modernise PDS  Prokerala1 week ago

Rajasthan govt launches Annapurna Bhandar Yojna to modernise its Public Distribution System

Rajasthan government singed a pact with a private company to launch first of its kind initiative Annapurna Bhandar Yojna for providing multi-brand products of daily consumption at fair price shops (FPS) in the state. Under the public private ...
 Yourstory.in1 week ago

Aadhaar card NOT mandatory for social benefit schemes: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Centre to link the Aadhaar card with the public distribution system (PDS) and LPG. But the court made it clear that Aadhaar will not be mandatory for availing any social benefit scheme. The court said that the government was at liberty to use Aadhaar for PDS, especially distribution of food grains, kerosene oil and LPG with the rider that possession of the card will not be a condition for according benefits. It asked the government to give wide publicity ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Aadhar card optional for availing govt welfare schemes: SC  Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago Aadhaar card NOT mandatory for govt welfare schemes: SC  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Aadhar will be optional for availing various govt schemes: SC  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

'Kerosene hardly used for cooking, key lighting source'

NEW DELHI: For all the subsidy flowing towards selling kerosene through the public distribution system, it now emerges that the fuel is hardly being used in kitchens across India - in towns as well as villages - but remains a key source for lighting lamps and ...
 Economic Times4 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

No confidence debate: Cong making mountain of mole hill, says BJP

Opposition Congress on Friday mounted an attack on Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh over Public Distribution System (PDS) scam, describing it as a multi-crore scandal in which top politicians and bureaucrats have links.
 Times of India1 month ago Naxalism making a huge dent into Chhattisgarh GDP: Raman  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Cong accuses Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh of Rs 36,000-cr rice scam  Rediff.com1 month ago Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh accused of Rs 36,000-cr rice scam  Hindustan Times1 month ago

PM briefed about public distribution system pilot project

Press Trust of India | Vijayawada June 19, 2015 Last Updated at 19:57 IST Unique Identification Authority of India Director General Vijaya Madan briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about implementation of Krishna district public distribution system's ...
 Business Standard2 months ago PM Narendra Modi briefed about public distribution system pilot project  Economic Times2 months ago
The Freepress Journal

With soaring prices, Maharashtra may ration onions

is mulling providing the essential vegetable through fair price shops in the public distribution system, Revenue and Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse said on Tuesday. "Onions are an item of day-to-day use. It's a sort of essential commodity. The government ...
 Business Standard6 days ago With soaring prices, rationing of onions is likely in Maharashtra  The Freepress Journal6 days ago

Tripura, Mizoram ready to implement food security act

The Tripura and Mizoram governments have almost computerised their Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) to implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA), official sources in the two states said."We will start implementing the food security act from ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Chhattisgarh PDS scam: Approach HC, SC tells petitioners

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked petitioners seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the public distribution system (PDS) scam in Chhattisgarh to approach the high court as it was in a better position to address the issue.A bench of Justice T.S. Thakur, ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago Petition filed in SC for CBI probe into alleged PDS scam in Chhattisgarh  Zee News1 month ago
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