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Report on Food Corporation of India Restructuring Submitted

Report on Food Corporation of India Restructuring Submitted

Shri Shanta Kumar headed the high-level committee for restructuring the Food Corporation of India (FCI) has submitted the report. Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, gave this information ... MedIndia, 3 weeks ago

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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 Fixing the PDS  Smart Investor2 weeks ago

Some glitches remain in direct cash transfer for food: Paswan

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan told reporters here on Thursday that his Ministry was in favour of Shanta Kumar-led High Level Committee's recommendation of direct cash transfer for food subsidies and that pilot projects will be rolled out in ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago Centre takes steps to convert PDS to cash transfers  Business Standard India1 month ago Food ministry not keen to cut subsidy after BJP rout in Delhi polls  First Post.com1 month ago Ministry averse to lowering food security cover to 40%  Times of India1 month ago
Down to Earth

Government rejects food panel suggestions

Apparently aware of political pitfalls, the government has rejected the recommendation of the Shanta Kumar-headed panel on restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI) to dilute beneficiaries in the National Food Security Act from 67 per cent to 40 per ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago - Shanta Kumar panel recommends bringing down NFSA coverage from 67% to 40%  FnBnews.com1 month ago Food insecurity acts  The Hindu1 month ago Karuna tells Centre to...  The Echo Of India2 months ago

Better, cheaper targeting

The Shanta Kumar committee on food sector reforms has made a slew of recommendations - many of which, even if controversial, make sense. Apart from suggesting downsizing of the unwieldy, inefficient and corruption-ridden Food Corporation of India ...
 Smart Investor1 month ago Dealing with PDS reform  Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Food Min Rejects FCI Committee's Suggestion on Food Law

The Food Ministry today rejected the Shanta Kumar committee's suggestion to cut the number of beneficiaries under the food security law to 40 per cent of the population against the current 67 per cent.
 Outlook3 weeks ago Food Min rejects FCI panel's suggestion on food law  Economic Times3 weeks ago

States unwilling to fix taxes on foodgrains at 3-4%

New Delhi, Mar 1 (PTI) State governments have expressed their unwillingness to implement the Shanta Kumar-led FCI restructuring panel's recommendation to fix taxes and commission on foodgrains at 3-4 per cent, a top Food Ministry official has said. ...
 Press Trust of India3 weeks ago State governments unwilling to fix taxes, commission on foodgrains at 3-4 per cent  Economic Times3 weeks ago States unwilling to fix taxes,commission on foodgrains at 3-4%  Smart Investor3 weeks ago Indian states unwilling to fix taxes commission on foodgrains  CommodityOnline3 weeks ago

The Criminal Approach of the Shanta Kumar Committee Report

there were 3.68 crore tonnes of foodgrains in India's godowns. This is around one third more than the January buffer stock norm. Buffer stocks are decided for four different quarters of the year. Recently the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs ...
 Peoples Democracy.in1 month ago CPI(M) Opposes Shantakumar Committee Report  Peoples Democracy.in1 month ago CPI (M) opposes recommendations of Shanta Kumar Committee Report  Himvani2 months ago

Shanta Kumar panel's views opposed by major grain producing states

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-governed Madhya Pradesh government, along with Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Punjab governments, has come out openly against some of the recommendations of the Shanta Kumar Committee on Food Corporation of India (FCI). ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
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Ministry opinion on food Act may increase subsidy burden

The food ministry's opposition of the Shanta Kumar committee's suggestion is likely to rekindle the debate over subsidy burden. The committee, for reform of the Food Corporation of India (FCI), had recommended lowering of coverage under the food ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
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