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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. Outlook, 30 minutes ago

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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 ...
 MedIndia1 day ago Recommendations for Restructuring of FCI are Under Consideration of the Government  PIB5 days ago Centre in no hurry to cut PDS cover for poor  The Hindu1 week ago Reforming Food Corporation of India  Livemint.com2 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 days ago State governments unwilling to fix taxes, commission on foodgrains at 3-4 per cent  Economic Times3 days ago States unwilling to fix taxes,commission on foodgrains at 3-4%  Smart Investor3 days ago Indian states unwilling to fix taxes commission on foodgrains  CommodityOnline1 day 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 week ago

Centre takes steps to convert PDS to cash transfers

The Union government has remained equivocal in public about the Shanta Kumar report and whether the National Democratic Alliance intends to follow up and change the National Food Security Act. But at least on one count it has moved fast to implement ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago
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Food ministry not keen to cut subsidy after BJP rout in Delhi polls

The eight-member panel -- which was set up in August 2014 under the chairmanship of BJP MP Shanta Kumar to recommend a complete overhaul of FCI -- had submitted its report last month. The prime minister had asked the food ministry to give its views on the ...
 MSN India1 week ago Ministry averse to lowering food security cover to 40%  Times of India1 week ago Panel suggests direct transfer of fertilizer, food subsidies  Livemint.com1 month ago Panel moots smaller food security net, cash transfers  Financial Express1 month ago
Business Standard India

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 week ago
Down to Earth

- Shanta Kumar panel recommends bringing down NFSA coverage from 67% to 40%

The High-Level Committee headed by Shanta Kumar, MP belonging to BJP, also known as Shanta Kumar Committee for Restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI) has recommended to bring down the National Food Security Act (NFSA) coverage from roughly ...
 FnBnews.com1 week ago Food insecurity acts  The Hindu1 month ago Karuna tells Centre to...  The Echo Of India1 month ago "Reject Shanta Kumar panel recommendations"  Press Trust of India1 month 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 Investor4 weeks ago Dealing with PDS reform  Hindu Business Line1 month 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.in3 weeks ago CPI(M) Opposes Shantakumar Committee Report  Peoples Democracy.in1 month ago CPI (M) opposes recommendations of Shanta Kumar Committee Report  Himvani1 month ago
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