Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Families get less grain in lockdown

A social audit conducted by the Jharkhand State Food Commission has found that some beneficiaries received less foodgrains than they were entitled to and had to pay more than the prescribed rates duri...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 21.04.20

FCI set for uninterrupted foodgrain supply

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) Assam has geared up to meet the Covid-19 pandemic challenge by uninterrupted supply of foodgrain to the state government.Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal als...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Centre should provide foodgrains to states: Congress leaders

Congress leaders on Wednesday urged the central government to provide more foodgrains to the states to ensure that no poor person dies of hunger during the lockdown even as they called upon the BJP to...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Free foodgrains reach to only 20.26 lakh migrants so far: data

The state governments have been able to supply free foodgrains to only 20.36 lakh migrant beneficiaries so far against the target of 8 crore migrants, who do not have central or state ration card, acc...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.20

Digital bid to end ration woes

The Mamata Banerjee government has laid stress on use of “point of sale” machines at all ration shops to ensure that beneficiaries are not deprived of the foodgrain allotted to them after allegati...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.04.20

Govt sets record foodgrain production target for 2020-21 crop year

The government has set the foodgrain production target at 298.3 million tonnes for the 2020-21 crop year, up 2 per cent from the record output achieved in the current year, banking on forecast of a no...
By PTI in New Delhi


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